New Delhi: Sports Authority of India Eastern Centre, Calcutta trounced Chopasni Senior High School Jodhpur, Rajasthan 7-0 in their opening group preliminary league match of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup. For the winners, striker Biswanath Karmakar scored four goals.
SAI Calcutta scored thrice in the first half. Karmakar struck in the ninth minute and Pankaj Samaddar followed it up with twin goals in the 22nd and 29th minutes, respectively.
In the second half, SAI Calcutta scored four goals, including three in the space of four minutes. Karmakar netted in the 41st, 54th and 56th minutes while defender Hiralal Chettry scored 52nd minute.