I-League: Snow leopards continue on top of table
RKFC maintains unbeaten run with win over Sreenidi Deccan FC
Srinagar: The Real Kashmir Football Club (RKFC) continued their unbeaten run in the Hero I-League 2022-2023 with a 2-1 win over Sreenidi Deccan FC on Tuesday at the Synthetic Turf TRC Srinagar.
In the first half, Sreenidi Deccan FC players looked more aggressive and managed to score the first goal.
After trailing until the hour mark through Asheer Akhtar’s early goal for Sreenidi Deccan, the RKFC made a sensational comeback in the second half. They managed to score two goals in the last minutes of the game. Ibrahim Nuruddin won the hero of the match award.
Nuruddin said that they did not give up till the end and won the game. “We conceded one goal early in the match. But we fought back and managed to score two goals and won the match,” he said.
RKFC head coach Mehraj Uddin Wadoo said the match was good and the credit goes to the players. “We are still on top of the table and now looking forward to the next home game,” he added.
With this result, the home side remained at the top of the table with 16 points from six games. The snow leopards have remained unbeaten this season so far.
The high-flying Snow Leopards have had a solid start to the new season, with victories against NEROCA FC (1-0) and Rajasthan United FC (2-0), and a goalless draw against champions Gokulam Kerala FC then won against Churchill Brothers (1-0). The team defeated TRAU FC 3-2 on December 1. Now it won against Screnidi Deccan FC 2-1. RKFC’s next home game is on December 12.
A run for four consecutive victories comes to an end for Sreenidi Deccan FC who now have 12 points from six games.