Defending Champions ASEB outmatched Maharana Athletic ClubAugust 13, 2019, Guwahati
Defending champions ASEB Sports Club with a late charge outplayed Maharana Athletic Club 3-1 in the RG Baruah Trophy GSA Super Division League at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati. Trailing by a goal until the 73rd minute, ASEB made a tremendous comeback in the later stages of the match and finally posted a comfortable victory. Dhiraj Rajbongshi fired the first salvo of the match to take Maharana ahead in the 11th minute. In the first session, Maharana boys displayed a well combined game and shared the ball for most of the time.
But the complexion of the match took an U-turn in the second session as the experience of ASEB coach Ganesh Rai came in handy. ASEB drew parity in the 73rd minute by converting a spot kick through Akrang Narzary. After the equaliser, the ASEB boys took complete control of the situation and netted two more in the 78th and 80th minute respectively. Vishal Sooner made it 2-1 while Akrang completed the rout.
Next match: FC Green Valley vs GTC.