Barasat, Sept. 20: In an exhibition of missed chances at the Barasat Stadium, Mohammedan Sporting managed a 2-0 win over West Bengal Police in an IFA Shield match on Saturday.
The result put Mohammedan Sporting atop group D and a draw against Ever-Ready on Monday will take them to the semi-finals. Dipendu Biswas and Peter Nwoji were the scorers.
The goals were hardly the talking point, those not scored were. Dipendu, Syed Rahim Nabi, Nwoji and substitute Abdul Rauf Khan all failed to do the needful with just the íkeeper to beat.
Md. Sporting: Amar Deb; Amjad Ali Khan, Hussain Mustafi, Habib Adenkule, Madhab Das, Amandeep Singh; Bungo Singh (Khalid Siddiqui, 64), Shahnawaz Iqbal Khan, Syed Rahim Nabi; Dipendu Biswas, Peter Nwoji (Abdul Rauf Khan, 65).
WB Police: Ansar Ali Sheikh; Ujjal Samanta, Sujoy Bhaduri, Shib Shankar Hati, Nakul Barman; Chandan Banerjee (Sandip Biswas, 36), Sumit Sur, Ashoke Chakraborty, Naru Gopal Ghosh (Sandip Roy, 72); Mrityunjoy Patra, Shankar Sil.
Referee: Pijush Biswas.
Tollygunge win 2-1
In Malda, Tollygunge Agragami beat Port Trust 2-1 in group C. Amit Das and Manik Barman scored for Tollygunge before Jerome Sebastian had put Port Trust ahead.