Hero Elite League: Red and Gold colts defeat Mohun Bagan to make 6 wins in a row!
Last Updated 4:18 PM 5th February 2020 .
The U18 team are on a roll as they have made it 6 wins in a row and it couldn’t have been better than against arch-rivals Mohun Bagan at their own home, courtesy of a solitary goal from Salam Johnson in the 69th minute.The Quess East Bengal U18 team management were adamant of getting a double over their arch-rivals in the Hero Elite League. Coach Ranjan Chowdhury’s boys have been playing good football with 5 consecutive wins before today’s match!The game was evenly poised like any derby game and went into halftime at 0-0. It was finally the visiting Red and Gold brigade who broke the deadlock when a long aerial ball from the right from Jay Baz was headed by Salam Johnson, which struck the post and crossed the line before coming out. The linesman was quick to indicate the goal which eventually turned out the decider of the game.With this win the U18 boys now have 7 wins from 8 matches and sits on the second place in the league table with 21 points, jointly with ATK U18, who have a game in hand! Two teams will progress into the Final Round of the Hero Elite League from the Kolkata Zonal Group.