Press Esc to close
Wednesday 03 September 2014
News updated at 1:59 AM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

East Bengal climb to the top with big win

MARGAO,Nov 17, 2012, Agencies:

East Bengal moved to the top of the I-League ladder with a 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers Sports Club in a sixth round encounter at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, on Saturday.

Nigerian striker Edeh Chidi scored a brace and Manandeep Singh added his name to the scoresheet to help East Bengal (14 points) move ahead of Dempo (13) and Churchill (12). Meanwhile, Mohun Bagan belittled the might of Salgaocar SC for a convincing 3-0 win at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata.

Denson Devadas opened the floodgates for Bagan early (5th) before the Nigerian goal poacher Odafa Okolie (20th) doubled the lead to have the home side leading 2-0 at half-time. Stanley Okoroigwe scored in the second half (61st) to make it the biggest winning margin for Bagan in the tournament so far.


Bagan now have 10 points while Salgaocar stayed in the bottom half with five points.
Mumbai FC drub Lajong Mumbai FC scored a crucial 4-1 win against Shillong Lajong FC in Pune. Nicholas Rodrigues, Justin Stephen, Gabriel Fernandes and N D Opara were the scorers for Mumbai, while Sushil Singh pulled one back.

Match postponed

The match between Pune FC and Air India on Sunday has been postponed due to the demise of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray in Mumbai on Saturday.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
England's Steven Finn survives a run out attempt

England's Steven Finn survives a run out attempt

President Pranab Mukherjee at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine on Tuesday. J & K Governor NN Vohra is...

President Pranab Mukherjee at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine on Tuesday. J & K Governor NN Vohra is...

India's Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after bowling England's Eoin Morgan

India's Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after bowling England's Eoin Morgan

Shuttler PV Sindhu, bronze medalist at World Badminton Championship, speaking to the media with ...

Shuttler PV Sindhu, bronze medalist at World Badminton Championship, speaking to the media with ...

England's Chris Woakes, right, is run out for 10 runs...

England's Chris Woakes, right, is run out for 10 runs...

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, right, watches Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt bowl during a...

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, right, watches Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt bowl during a...

Dhoni And Jos Buttler at the fourth one-day international cricket match...

Dhoni And Jos Buttler at the fourth one-day international cricket match...

A devotee carries a statue of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to be immersed into...

A devotee carries a statue of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to be immersed into...

Ajinkya Rahane celebrates after scoring a century against England during the fourth One Day...

Ajinkya Rahane celebrates after scoring a century against England during the fourth One Day...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh presents a bat signed by him to Olympic Gold Medalist sprinter Usain...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh presents a bat signed by him to Olympic Gold Medalist sprinter Usain...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523