ITI defeat FC Kochin 2-0

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:27 IST

ITI Sports Club ended their run of three successive defeats when they humbled F C Kochin 2-0 in the Tata National Football League.

ITI defeat FC Kochin 2-0

Bangalore:

ITI Sports Club ended their run of three successive defeats when they humbled F C Kochin 2-0 in the Tata National Football League here today.Scoring once in each half, the telephone men earned full points in their 14th engagement in the league, to take their tally to 22 and placed themselves ahead of HAL, a debutant team having 21 points. FC Kochin has ten points.ITI went into the lead when its forward, Mohd Salisu headed the ball home off a pass from George Ekeh in the 36th minute of the first half.In the second half, FC Kochin tried to find an equalizer, but ITI thwarted their moves.Finally ITI, after missing several chances, managed to increase the lead with another goal through Mike Okoro, when he guided the ball in off a lob from Shamshy Raza in the 74th minute.ITI had tasted defeat at the hands of HAL, Zee Churchill and East Bengal in earlier matches. In other matches, Zee Chruchill and Vasco Sports Club played out a 0-0 draw in Margao, while JCT Phagwara pulled off a 2-1 upset over East Bengal. (PTI)



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