Football Match: Shivalik triumphed over Zanskar

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Both teams started the match with full energy and will to win. Zanskar posed some early threats but they gave away a penalty in the 5th minute itself

while trying to defend an excellent counter attack from Shivalik. Aditya Tripathi took the penalty and converted it easily by putting the ball in the left bottom corner past the diving goalkeeper. However, Zanskar didn’t let its hopes down and continued attacking from the left flank and equaled the tally in the 12th minute with a brilliant goal from the boot of Sahil. Shivalik, however, came back strongly and were denied a very good opportunity in the 23rd minute. The score at half-time stayed 1-1 with both teams having a fair half.

The second half started with Zanskar domination who took the lead in 35th minute with the help of a goal from Prakhar. Shivalik never lost hope for the best was yet to come from them. They were denied a very nice opportunity in the 40th minute as Aditya dribbled past four players but was unable to clear the last defender. The very next minute the leveled the score with Ankit scoring his first in the match. Shivalik kept coming at Zanskar and scored twice in the 48th and 50th minute to take the game away from Zanskar and continue their unbeaten run in the tournament so far.

 

Aditya Tripathi was the best player of the match with two goals to his name.

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