I-League 2022-23 LIVE: Kenkre FC wins 2-1 against Sudeva Delhi- Highlights
The Mumbai side defeated the Delhi side to kickstart their 2022-23 campaign.
Kenkre FC beat Sudeva Delhi FC 2-1 in the I-League 2022-23 season on Monday at the Chhatrasal Stadium. Ahmed Faiz Khan and Azfar Ashfaque Noorani scored for the visiting side, while Basit Ahmed Bhat scored the home side's only goal.
It was Kenkre who took an early lead at the 12th minute with Basit passing the ball in the net from close range from a corner ball. However, Sudeva balanced the scales right before the half time whistle with Basit rustling the net.
In the second half, Kenkre were the more eager side to take the lead back and they did so in the 61st minute with Azfar scoring a screamer with a first-time shot from the left flank. While Sudeva did try to get themselves back into the game after conceding, it was to no avail.
Read about the highlights of the game below:
- 14 Nov 2022 11:28 AM GMT
27'- Pace of the game has slowed down.
After that goal, both teams have simmered down in their intensity.
- 14 Nov 2022 11:14 AM GMT
12'- KENKRE SCORES!!!
Azza puts in a low corner which finds Faiz. He had too much time on his plate and he was able to pass the ball in the goal to give Kenkre the lead.
SDFC 0-1 KEN
- 14 Nov 2022 11:12 AM GMT
11'- Now Kenkre almost scores!
The Kenkre winger took a curling long-ranger but Sibi was equal to it with the save.
- 14 Nov 2022 11:08 AM GMT
6'- All a little confusing.
Both teams are trying to find their rhythm, most of the action concentrated in the midfield.
- 14 Nov 2022 10:57 AM GMT
The teams are out on the pitch.
Fun fact: Sudeva head coach Atsushi Nakamura is the first Japanese to coach an Indian team. Can he get his stint in India roll with a win?