Calcutta: Sporting Clube de Goa edged out Lajong FC by a solitary goal in their third round I-League match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Shillong, on Saturday.
An Ogba Kalu header off a well-taken flag kick in the 40th minute sealed the deal for the Goa outfit.
In Mapusa, Mumbai FC shocked hosts Churchill Brothers 2-0 to notch up their first win in this season’s campaign. Striker Orok Essien (46th minute) and midfielder Climax Lawrence (87th) scored for the Mumbai outfit at the Duler Stadium.
In a thrilling encounter in Shillong, Clube looked the better team and they started to dominate with their fluent counter-attacks.
Through one of those attacks, Lajong conceded a corner and Kalou rose high to head it in.