Damasio helps Mahindra defeat Indian Bank

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

Brazilian recruit Ednei Jose Damasio struck twice to help Mahindra United prevail over a spirited Indian Bank 2-0 in the National Football League.

Damasio helps Mahindra defeat Indian Bank
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Chennai:

Brazilian recruit Ednei Jose Damasio struck twice to help Mahindra United prevail over a spirited Indian Bank 2-0 in the National Football League here today. The Mumbai outfit went ahead in the very first minute of the contest surprising both the defenders and Felix Edward, the Bank goal keeper. R P Singh made a long cross from the left flank towards the box where the defenders were simply looking at Singh and the ball and opportunist Damasio stopped the bouncing ball and lobbed it towards the goal. After conceding the first goal, the bankmen stepped up the pace of the game with a series of attacks but failed to provide the finishing touch. On two occasions, the Bankmen came very close to scoring but Harish and Mohammad frittered the chance. With this win, Mahindra have ten points from as many matches and and will take on JCT Mills in Ludhiana in their next match on February 2. Indian Bank remained at 11 points from ten matches and will play their next match against HAL in Bangalore on February 3. (PTI)

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