Federation Cup 2016: Aizawl FC book finals berth on away goals

Hero Federation Cup 2016 Semi Finals Result
Aizawl FC progress to the finals of Federation Cup 2016 after a 2-2 draw against Sporting
Hero Federation Cup 2016 Semi Finals, Second Leg
15.05.2016
Fatorda Stadium, Goa
SC Goa 2-2 Aizawl FC (2-2  Aggregate, Aizawl win on away goals)
SCG: Sumeet Passi(45+2nd), Glan Martins(80th)
AFC: Joel Sunday(37th), Lalchhawnkima(60th)

Aizawl FC edged past Sporting Goa on away goals to move to the grand finale of Hero Federation Cup 2016. In the first leg Aizawl FC didn't concede any away goals to Sporting which proved vital as the 2-2 draw at the Fatorda Stadium was sufficient to book their fixture against Mohun Bagan for the Federation Cup title. Glan Martin's late goal gave Sporting all the motivation to snatch a winner but Aizawl FC held their nerve till full time. Joel Sunday gave Aizawl FC the lead in the 37th minute but the lead was short-lived as Sumeet Passi scored in the added time of first half. Joel Sunday's goal in the 60th minute turned out to be the decisive.

Aizawl FC face Mohun Bagan in the finals of Hero Federation Cup 2016 on 21st May 2016.


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