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Tuesday , February 21 , 2012
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Md. Sp. win, finish at top

Calcutta/New Delhi: Mohammedan Sporting continued their good form as they thrashed Mumbai’s PIFA Colaba 3-0, in the 2nd division I-League match played at the Ambedkar Stadium, on Monday.

Safar Sardar opened the account for Mohammedan Sporting in 36th minute and was followed by Alfred K Jaryan in 50th and Phoolchand Hembram in 88th minute. With this win, Mohammedan Sporting finished at the top with 19 points from seven matches while PIFA Colaba stay on 2 points from as many matches.

In another match, two goals by Agnelo Colaco in the second half enabled Vasco SC to come back from a goal behind to defeat Langsning FC 2-1 and qualify for the final round.

Trailing by a Vanlalnundanga goal at the interval, Colaco, the free-kick specialist saw his team through with two superb dead ball executions. Langsning started on an attacking note which kept Vasco goalkeeper Agnelo Noronha busy under the bar. Their efforts bore fruit when Vanlalnudanga’s header off a Nabachandra Singh centre found the goal in the injury time of the first half.

In the 67th minute, Vasco restored parity off a free-kick. Agnelo curled it in from 20 yards to score the equaliser.

The freekick was awarded after Agnelo was tripped from behind. In the 85 th minute, Agnelo scored again this time off another free-kick.

Isa Ali was tripped just outside the box and Agnelo executed it to perfection.

With this win Vasco finished with 16 points from seven matches while Langs- ning stayed on 13 points. In Silchar, Aizwal FC defeated United Sikkim FC 3-0. In Cuttack, Royal Wahingdoh beat Kenkre FC 3-1, while Kalighat MS went past Samaleshwari SC 4-2.