Sahara Calcutta Football League: Mohun Bagan beat Southern Samity

Mohun Bagan Club
Mohun Bagan Club

Kolkata, Nov 2, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Jose Ramirez Barreto double strike powered  Mohun Bagan 3-0 win over Southern Samity at Sahara Calcutta Football League (CFL) for premier division at their home ground on Monday.

After Barreto first goal in the 9th minute, the last two goals were scored into the stoppage time as susbtitute Edeh Chidi hit the target at last to increase his tally to 10.

Another susbtitute Snehashish Chakrabroty set up last two goals for Mohun Bagan.

After 4-0 win in previous game Kalighat, the mariners’ frontline after hitting the target within 9 minutes had to wait for next eighty minutes to produce hat-trick of goals.

Holders of CFL for three consecutive years out of their total 29 times championship, Mohun Bagan jumped to the second spot with 25
points from ten games to East Bengal’s 33 points from all win record of 11 matches in the 17-team league play.

Aryan Club, who are still undefeated, relegated to third spot with 24 points from 10 games.

Mohun Bagan after initial failure with a defeat and a draw, revived their game marveloulsy to win sixth matches consecutively.

The revival came after 0-1 loss to East Bengal in the Federation Cup final in Cuttack early last month.

The three goal win over SS, a side comprising veterans and youth, was a signal from coach Stanley Rozario to the rivals ahead of derby against Mohammedan Sporting at Yuva Bharati Krirangan on November 4.

Barreto drew the first blood within 9 minutes from a solo effort as his grounder beat goalkeeper Amit Singha Roy, who failed to judge
the direction.

His second goal came in the stoppage time through a maze of legs when he touched a pass from Snehashish Chakraborty. He now scored total nine goals.

Substitute Edeh Chidi also netted from Chakraborty’s pass, also into the stoppage time to increase his goal tally to 10.

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