Nagaon, Sept. 26: Green Valley Sports Club, Guwahati handed Barekuri Football Coaching Centre, Tinsukia a 2-1 defeat in a first round match of the 65th Independence Day Cup football tournament at Nurul Amin Stadium here today. John Sonowal scored the first goal in the 22nd minute to help Green Valley lead by a solitary goal. Thomson Langthasa made it 2-0 in favour of Green Valley ruffling the net for the second goal in the 85th minute.
Janak Moran fired in the only salvo for Tinsukia in the first minute of the added time.
Assam State Electricity Board, Guwahati defeated Jorhat Town Club 6-2 in another first round match.