Bagan retain Gold Cup

Updated: 25 February 2007 07:37 IST

Defending champion Mohun Bagan retained the All India Governor's Gold Cup today in Sikkim.

Bagan retain Gold Cup

Sikkim:

Defending champion Mohun Bagan retained the All India Governor's Gold Cup today outclassing Bangladesh's Arambagh Krira Chakra 4-0 in the title clash of the 23rd edition of the football tournament.Mohun Bagan, which dominated the proceedings right from the beginning, scored two in each session with Nigerian Seriki scoring a brace. Jose Parreto and R P Singh netted one each.Seriki headed home the first goal in 12th minute off a Renedy Singh cross from the flank. Two minutes before the recess a right footer from Barreto off a Dulal Biswas pass from the top of the penalty box defeated Bangla custodian Biplab Bhattacharya to make it 2-0. Barreto finished as the highest scorer of the tournament.Mohun Bagan increased the tally in 61st minute when Seriki again outwitted the Bangla defence with his speed from a midfield cross and slotted home the ball.R P Singh completed the tally in the 75th minute with his grounder which baffled a diving Bangla custodian. (PTI)



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