KOLKATA: Mohammedan Sporting Club began their campaign in Group-A of the ongoing U-19 IFA Shield 2017 with a narrow 1-2 defeat to Pathchakra Club on Sunday at Mohammedan Sporting Club Ground.
Pathchakra took the early lead in the 4th minute through Dipankar Baral and Suprotim Barik increased the tally in the 67th minute before Goutam Teli pulled a goal back for Mohammedan Sporting Club from spot in the 84th minute.
“We dominated the match but it is sad we could not take our chances. I am pleased with the rest of the performance especially the new boys but we need to work on our finishing ahead of the next match against AIFF Elite Academy on Thursday,” Mohammedan Sporting Club coach Zaheer Abbas Hamza said.
Mohammedan Sporting Club will face AIFF Elite Academy next on 1st June, 2017 at the same venue.