Kolkata, April 21, 2019: Striker Md. Faizan scored four goals as Mohun Bagan U-15 team cruised past Baranagar Sporting Club 4-1 in the last group match of Hero Junior League today at Mohun Bagan ground. Mohun Bagan juniors were pleasantly happy as this secured their progress to the next round of Hero Junior League from Kolkata Group C.
Mohun Bagan started the match with an attacking approach and Asish Sardar got a golden one on one opportunity with the Baranagar sporting goalkeeper but the ball missed goal by a whisker. Baranagar tried to make occasional counter attacks during first quarter of the match but Mohun Bagan defense and custodian foiled those easily. In the quarter hour mark, from a Rohan Ghosh Corner Md. Faizan gives Mohun Bagan the first goal with a beautiful side volley. Mohun Bagan increased pressure after the goal and earned as many as five corners inside first 20 minutes of the match. In 32nd minute, Faizan doubled the lead from a spot kick. Just after that in 35th minute Faizan completed his hat trick by scoring another beautiful goal and gave Mohun Bagan a monumental 3-0 lead. Mohun Bagan players got couple of more chances before the break but the score remained 3-0 in favor of Mohun Bagan at lemon break.
Just after the play resumed Md. Faizan tried a left footer shot which just missed the goal. In 52nd minute, Sourav Maji of Baranagar sporting scored from a beautiful free kick just outside the box. At this time Mohun Bagan captain Sajal got hold of the midfield and started holding possession of the ball. One shot from him went just over the bar around the hour mark. In the 76th minute, Faizan tried an acrobatic bicycle kick to score but ball went straight to the Baranagar keeper. In 88th Minute, just before the final whistle Faizan scored his and Bagan’s fourth with a thunderous shot from outside the box. Mohun Bagan players enjoyed the victory as the supporters gave the players standing ovation from the gallery after the match . Mohun Bagan finished at the top of group with 13 points from six matches in Kolkata Group C of Hero Junior League. We now look forward for the schedule of the next round of the Hero Junior League.
Mohun Bagan : Subha Saha(GK) (Suman Nag 89′), Bijoy Biswas, Rohan Ghosh,Akash Oraow,MD Faizan,Asish Sardar (Md Abdul Sahin Gazi 60′), Suniti Raj Mondal, Dip Mahata, Sajal Bag(C), Sukbed Das (Debajyoti Bayen), Deb Das
Goals: Md Faizan 15′, 32′, 35′, 88′
Yellow Card: Suniti Raj Mondal, Subha Saha