GRC Kamptee and Young Muslim Football Club (YMFC) entered the finals in the football tournament organised during ongoing Khasdar Krida Mahotsav at SECR’s Motibagh Stadium, here on Thursday.
In the first semi-final, GRC overcame Rabbani Club Kamptee. 3-2 Rabbani took the lead in the very seventh minute when Mohammad Yaseen struck.
In the second half, Yaseen again found the net and increased the lead 2-0. Two minutes later, Basant Singh scored excellent goal to reduce the lead. An equaliser for GRC came through Karan Thapa in the 71st minute. In the 71st minute Asif Khan scored sensational goal to bring jubilation in GRC camp. In the remaining time, GRC succeeded in maintaining the lead even after Rabbani making lot of efforts.
In another semi-final, YMFC recorded 3-1 victory over Nagpur Academy. Blesson Saji’s double strike (37th min and 39th min) put them in the commanding position in the first half. After a change of ends, Fahad Junaid made the equation 3-0 in favour of YMFC. In the 65th minute, Amir Anjum scored the lonely goal for Nagpur Academy.
GRC Kamptee 3 (*Basant Singh 52nd min, Karan Thapa 71st min and Ashif Khan 75th min) bt Rabbani Club 2 (Md Yaseen 7th and 50th min)
YMFC 3 (Bleson Saji 37th and 39th min, Fahad Junaid 60th min) bt Nagpur Academy 1 (Amir Anjum 65th)