I-League division II: Southern Samity prevent Mumbai Tigers from going on top
Bimal Ghosh's side could have gone top of the table with a win on Tuesday, while the Kolkata outfit registered their first win in the Final Phase...
By Anselm Noronha
|I-League division II results
Southern Samity beat Mumbai Tigers FC 2-1 twice in the competition, earlier in the Preliminary Group Phase and now in Round 2 of the I-League division II Final Phase, at the Bangalore football stadium.
Friday O Onyema, who scored the winner in the last match between the two teams, once again was the hero for the Kolkata outfit with a brace against the Mumbai side - catching the Tigers goalkeeper wrong-footed in the first minute and with a second half strike in the 59th minute - while Sunil Kumar had equalised once in the 28th minute.
Mumbai Tigers along with Bhawanipore FC trail Mohammedan Sporting by two points, with nine points from six matches. Southern Samity meanwhile, after this win, have collected five points after drawing twice in Round 1 of the Final Phase.
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