Federation Cup 2014 Results: Dempo SC qualify for Semis as Mohammedan bow out

Koko Sakibo scored a brace against United SC
Koko Sakibo was the starred for Eagles FC
in their victory over United SC
Federation Cup 2014 Results
20.01.2014

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi
United SC 0-2 Eagles FC
EFC: Koko Sakibo(12th, 86th)

Eagles FC defeated United SC in a equally contested match where Stanley Rozario's team walked out victorious thanks to some neat finishing on display by Koko Sakibo, current tournament top scorer with 4 goals to his name.




MDS Complex, Manjeri
Bhawanipore FC 1-0 United Sikkim FC
BFC: Daniel Bedemi(4th)

Bhawanipore FC rode on an early Daniel Bedemi goal to get their first victory in the Federation Cup. However the result was not of any significance to the semi-final contention as both teams were already out of the race for a spot in the semi-finals.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi
Pune FC 2-3 Churchill Brothers
PFC: Gabriel Fernandes(19th, 53rd)
CB: Anthony Wolfe(8th, 74th), Lenny Rodrigues(32nd)

Anthony Wolfe of Churchill Brothers
Anothony Wolfe,
The Trinidad and Tobago
forward scored a brace to help
Churchill continue their winning streak,
Pic Courtesy: Socawarriors
In a thrilling 5-goal match, Churchill Brothers edged past Pune FC to continue their winning streak thanks to a brace from Trinidad and Tobago forward Anthony Wolfe and a goal from Indian International Lenny Rodrigues. Both teams played out a fantastic brand of football exchanging some quick passes and good through balls. Churchill Brothers were the first to get the lead in the 8th minute from Anthony Wolfe, after some fantastic work by Egyptian midfielder Abdelhamid Shabana from the right. After only 11 minutes from the goal, Pune FC equalized through Gabriel Fernandes as the new recruit latched onto a mistake from Churchill Brothers custodian Lalit Thapa. Anthony Wolfe turned from scorer to provider, as he was involved in the goal scored by Lenny Rodrigues in the 32nd minute. Seven minutes from Second half Pune FC equalized again, as Gabriel scored his second goal of the game when rifled the ball to the Churchill Brothers net.Calium Angus was again to be blamed, as in the 74th minute Anthony Wolfe evaded him, to found himself clear of the Pune FC backline before rounding the goalkeeper and scoring the winning goal for the Red Machines.

MDS Complex, Manjeri
Mohammedan SC 0-0 Dempo SC
Dempo SC against Mohammedan SC
Dempo SC edged past Mohammedan in the race to Semis,
Picture Courtesy: www.the-aiff.com

Mohammedan SC and Dempo SC played out an exciting draw at the MDS Complex, Manjeri. With both teams virtually playing out a knockout match, attacking game of football was on display. Penn Orji and Josimar troubled the Dempo SC defence on couple of occasions but Dempo SC defence stood firm. Jeje Lalpekluha and Romeo Fernandes could not finish off some good moves, as the scoreline remained goalless. Dempo SC edged out Mohammedan on better goal difference.
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