KOLKATA: Mohammedan Youth Development Project XI beat East Bengal 5-4 on penalties in the opener of the inaugural Sultan Ahmed Memorial U-14 Football Tournament on Saturday at Mohammedan Sporting Ground.
However, the Tournament Organising Committee found that YDP XI were playing with some overage players therefore the match was awarded to East Bengal and YDP XI has been disqualified.
Through this decision the Tournament Organising Committee sent an message that there is zero tolerance for age fraud and they won’t spare anyone whether if it’s their own team.
Meanwhile, later in the day Bhawanipore Club beat HDSA 3-0 on penalites followed by a match between Mohun Bagan and Gangadharpur Academy which Mohun Bagan won 4-0.
The match between Mohammedan Sporting Club and United Bengal Football Academy rounded off the day. Young Panthers won the match 3-0.
Tomrorrow East Bengal will take on Mohun Bagan in the first semi-final at 9:00 AM followed by the second semi-final between Mohammedan Sporting Club and Bhawanipore Club at 10:30 AM.