Downtown Heroes wins inaugural match
Post by on Saturday, October 2, 2021
Srinagar, Oct 01: The Khyber Premier Football League 2021 kick started on Friday, Downtown Heroes defeated J&K Bank Academy by 1:0 in the inaugural match here at synthetic Turf TRC.
A total of 16 top teams of Kashmir Province are going to participate and 59 matches will be played in this league.
Secretary J&K Sports council Nuzhat Gul was the Chief Guest on the Occasion. Gul also interacted with teams on the occasion.
Director Khyber Milk Production, Abdul Manan Tramboo, M.D AMRL Labs Karan Nagar, DR. Kausar Bakshi, Committee Member, Shabir Ahmad Shah Members of J&K Football Association and Officials of JKSC were also present on the occasion.
The Inaugural match of the tournament was played between J&K Bank Academy and Downtown Heroes FC.
The young Turks of J&K Bank academy posed a threat to Downtown Heroes FC in the beginning.
They dominated the show against the Professional Club and at times made them play defensive football.
After some time Downtown Heroes FC gathered momentum and made several moves at the goalpost of J&K Bank Academy.
In the first half no team could break the ice and the first half ended without scoring any goal from either side.
However, in the Second half both the teams tried hard to penetrate the defense lines but could not succeed.
The second half was full of ups and downs. In the dying moments of the game Shahmeer of Downtown Heroes FC took everybody by surprise when he scored a beautiful goal.
Thus the match ended with 1:0 favoring Downtown Heroes FC.
Shahmeer of Downtown FC was declared as man of the match.