Pune: Chetak FC defeated AFA Samford 3-1 to advance further in the 22nd Late Kishorilal Pardeshi Memorial Football Tournament being played at Dobarwadi football ground on Sunday.
Saurabh Aher scored twice will Harsh Tajwani added one goal to the tally for Chetak FC. Aaron Asirvadam scored the lone goal for AFA Samford.
In another match, Valley Hunter beat Giants FC 3-1 in the tie-breaker after no goals were scored till full time. Getting on the scoreline for Valley Hunter were Rohit Nair, Anuj Malik and Gurmeet Gurai. Scoring for Giants FC ‘B’ was Sohail Shaikh.
In the third encounter of the day, NYFA defeated Thundercatz ‘B’ 5-3 in the tiebreaker after the score was levelled 1-1 at full time.
Abhishek Tripati from NYFA scored in the 14th minute with a pass from Omkar Kale. Thundercatz ‘B’ scored the equaliser when Nishad Kobra scored with a pass from Siddesh Kadam. In the tie-breaker, Kunal Patil, Ajinkya Shinde, Swapnil Shinde and Shivam Pednekar scored for NYFA while Siddesh Kadam and Pratik Agarwal scored for Thundercatz ‘B’.
Valley Hunter 0 (Tie-breaker: Rohit Nair, Anuj Malik, Gurmeet Gurai) bt Giants FC ‘B’ 0 (Tie-breaker: Sohail Shaikh); NYFA 1 (Abhishek Tripati 14th, Tie breaker: Kunal Patil, Ajinkya Shinde, Swapnil Shinde, Shivam Pednekar) bt Thundercatz ‘B’ 1 (Nishad Kobra 38th, Tie-breaker: Siddesh Kadam, Pratik Agarwal); Chetak FC 3 (Saurab Aher, Harsh Tajwani) bt AFA Samford 1 (Aron Asirvadam).