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Mohammedan Sporting beat Oil India FC to win 65th Bordoloi Trophy

Mohammedan Sporting Club squad celebrating after their win against Oil India FC in the final of the 65th Bordoloi Trophy 2018. (Photo courtesy: Mohammedan Sporting Club)
Mohammedan Sporting Club squad celebrating after their win against Oil India FC in the final of the 65th Bordoloi Trophy 2018. Photo courtesy: Mohammedan Sporting Club

Mohammedan Sporting Club clinched the title in the 65th Bordoloi Trophy 2018 after beating Oil India FC 3-1 in the final played at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati on Thursday, November 8.

Charles Atcha put the Black Panthers ahead in the 26th minute before Philip Adjah scored twice in the 58th and 62nd minute, while Milan Boro pulled a goal back for Oil India FC in the 87th minute.

This is Mohammedan Sporting’s sixth overall Bordoloi Trophy title and their first since 1991. Mohammedan Sporting were awarded Rs. 300,000 (3 lakhs) and the Bordoloi Trophy while Laltu Mondal and Philip Adjah were as the Best Goalkeeper and Man of the Tournament respectively.

The entire Mohammedan Sporting squad has dedicated this victory to the memory all those Bengali people who were killed in Assam recently.

(Mohammedan Sporting Club)