East Bengal U18 win the last match but will have to wait for other results to ensure playoffs!
Last Updated 5:10 PM 7th March 2020 .
Quess East Bengal FC U18 team have won their last game of the Kolkata Zonal Round defeating Baranagar SC by 4-2, with Sougata Hansda scoring a hat-trick and the other goal scored by Sujit Singh.
The win means Quess East Bengal FC U18 team finishes 3rd on the Zonal Group with 30 points from 14 matches, just a single point behind runner’s up United Sports Club.
Two teams from the Zonal Group will directly qualify for the Final round and coach Ranjan Chowdhury and his boys will now have to look forward to other results from other Zonal Groups. 10 teams from the other groups will qualify for the Playoff Round including 3 of the best third placed teams from the Zonal Rounds.
Quess East Bengal FC U18 team does have the best rankings for the third placed teams as of now and they have to wait until all other matches of the Zonal Rounds complete before they are confirmed of a place in the Playoffs.
The poor results in the second leg of the Kolkata Zonal Group did hamper the chances of direct qualification for the Red and Gold brigade. They finished with 18 points in the first leg after 7 matches and could conjure up just 12 from the next 7 matches in the second leg as they missed out by a single point.