Rabbani Club, Kamptee pipped NDFA Elite Division champions Ansar Sporting on the opening day of the Majju Seth All India Gold Cup Football Tournament being organised by Unity Football Welfare Association at Military Ground in Kamptee on Friday.
After playing a goalless draw, Moiz Akmal scored the winner in the 66th minute of play.
Finding space in Ansar Sporting defence, Akmal received a calculated pass from Hasan Ahmad and blasted the ball into the net to make it 1-0.
They then defended their post for the remaining part of the match to move up in the knock-out tournament.
Earlier, Former MLA Anees Ahmed inaugurated the tournament. On Saturday: Young Muslim Football Club vs Rahul Sankrutyayan Sports Association at 2.30 pm.