Sporting down Fransa

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:47 IST

Sporting Clube de Goa kept themselves in the title race after scoring a 2-0 win over Fransa Pax in the 15th round of the National Football League today.

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Sporting Clube de Goa kept themselves in the title race after scoring a convincing 2-0 win over Fransa Pax in the 15th round of the National Football League (NFL) today. Sporting, who led 2-0 at half time, scored through their foreign recruits Edeh Chidi (37th) and captain Dudu Omagbemi at the Nehru Stadium. Fransa did not have a clear look at the rival goal in the first half, but came close to scoring in the second half when substitute Marlanki Suiting's shot from inside the box was collected by keeper Luis Baretto. The win took Sporting to 29 points from 15 matches behind East Bengal (33) and Dempo (31) while Fransa dropped to fifth place behind JCT with 22 points from 15 matches. Edeh Chidi was declared the man-of-the-match. (PTI)

Topics : Football
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