Vasco: East Bengal's chance to stay in contention for the title race ended after they were held to a 2-2 draw by Dempo FC in the 25th round of the I-League played at Tilak Maidan Stadium on Saturday. East Bengal, who led 1-0 at half time, scored through Penn Orji in the 17th minute.
Dempo who were unable to breach the rival defence in the first half found the equaliser through substitute Joy Ferrao in the 48th minute. Substitute John Menyongar then put Dempo ahead in the 74th minute before Ishfaq Ahmed, also a substitute, restored parity for the East Bengal in the 83rd minute.
East Bengal, who are now out of contention for the title race, remained at third place with 44 points from 24 matches while Dempo, who took their tally to 37 points from 25 matches, remained at fifth place.
East Bengal who needed a win to stay in contention for the title looked a more confident side. They made moves mostly from the right with Sanju Pradhan and Naoba Singh and had the first chance to take the lead but Penn Orji shot wide off the target off a pass from Edeh Chidi in the ninth minute....more
08:56 PM, May 04, 2013
Margao: Pune FC ended Dempo's dream run at home when they thrashed them 5-1 in the 11th round of the I-League, played at Nehru Stadium, here Saturday. The win takes Pune FC's tally to 20 points from 10 games while Dempo's chance to extend the lead at the top suffered as they remained on 25 points from 11 matches. James Moga struck twice while Izumi Arata, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Douhou...
09:53 PM, Dec 15, 2012