Gritty Acharya enter quarters with win

Lohith of KLE PUC (centre) tries to move  past Bhargava of Sri Kumaran PUC (right) during their  inter-collegiate football tournament match. DH photo

Truman put Acharya into the lead in the 18th minute while Sahu equalised for Christ eleven minutes later as both went into half-time at 1-1.

Upon resumption, Acharya pumped in two goals in a space of four minutes. Ronald scoring first in the 50th minute before Jean Paul made it 3-1 in the 54th minute.

However, Christ fought back through Abhishek’s 58th-minute strike to reduce the lead but failed to find the net again as Acharya safeguarded their advantage for a place in knockout stage.

Results: RBANMS: 1 (Prasanth 24th) bt Baldwin Methodist College ‘A’: 0; Baldwin Methodist College ‘B’: 4 (Zaib 3rd, Dinesh 16th, Santosh 28th, Sheik Inayak 50th) bt United Mission: 0; Sri Kumaran PU College: 1 (Barghav 6th) bt KLEPU College: 0; Acharaya Institute: 3 (Truman 18th, Ronald 50th, Jean Paul 54th) bt Christ University ‘B’: 2 (Sahu 29th, Abhishek 58th).

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