Kingfisher East Bengal enter IFA Shield semi-final

Updated: 08 March 2013 23:32 IST

Kingfisher East Bengal avenged their I League loss when they defeated Prayag United 2-0 in the last Group A match of the IFA Shield at Kanchanjunga Stadium, Siliguri on Friday. With this win Kingfisher East Bengal topped the Group with 6 points from 3 matches and qualified to Semi Final. After a barren first half Chidi Edeh struck twice in the second half. First in the 51st minute he converted a pass from Sanju Pradhan and again in the 75th minute he doubled the lead when he latched on to a miss pass from Chinta Chandrasekhar Rao and scored in style.

Kingfisher East Bengal avenged their I League loss when they defeated Prayag United 2-0 in the last Group A match of the IFA Shield at Kanchanjunga Stadium,Siliguri on Friday. With this win Kingfisher East Bengal topped the Group with 6 points from 3 matches and qualified to Semi Final.After a barren first half Chidi Edeh struck twice in the second half. First in the 51st minute he converted a pass from Sanju Pradhan and again in the 75th minute he doubled the lead when he latched on to a miss pass from Chinta Chandrasekhar Rao and scored in style.

Kingfisher East Bengal - 2, Prayag United - 0 - Siliguri
(Chidi Edeh - 2)

Assist - Sanju Pradhan

Kingfisher East Bengal - Gurpreet Singh Sandhu,T.Naoba Singh,Uga Okpara,Gurwinder singh,Robert Lalthalmuana,Sanju Pradhan (Isfaq Ahmed- 72'),Subodh Kumar,Penn Orji,Harmanjot Singh Khabra,Chidi Edeh (Andrew Borisic-80'),Baljit Sahni (Manandeep Singh-71')

Prayag United - Sangram Mukherjee,Deepak Mondal,Bello Rasaq,Dhanachandra Singh,Chinta Chandrasekhar Rao,Tapan Maity,James Singh (Sankar Oraon-70'),Mohammed Rafique,Ravinder Singh (Lalkamal Bhowmick-56'),Carlos Hernandez (Kayne Vincent- 81'),Ranti Martins.

Referee - Umesh Bora (Delhi)

Topics : Football MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
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