Sports Reporter :
FORMER champions Rabbani Club were held to a draw by Nagpur Academy in the ongoing JSW-NDFA Elite Division League Championship at NDFA Stadium in Suyog Nagar on Monday. After a quiet first half, both the teams scored once each to share the points. In an attack that stared from the left flank, Rabbani’s Sakib gave a good pass to Salim Ebad who did not make any mistake in putting the ball past goalkeeper for first goal of the match. The action happened in the 56th minute.
Nagpur Academy’s Sabir Qureshi levelled the score in 79th minute. Mehul provided a good ball to Sabir ensured his team gets a point from it. Rabbani strikers Yasin and Zahid were unlucky as their good shots were blocked by the poles. Three players were cautioned by the referee for foul play. They were Rabbani’s Mohammad Faisal (21st) and Saquib Anwar (46th) and Academy’s Moin Khan (87th). On Tuesday: SECR vs Rahul Club at 2.30 pm.