Jhansi, Jan 24, CNS: Arco FC Thursday defeated Railways Jhansi in the opening match of All India RVRS Gold cup played at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Jhansi Railways scored their first goal in the 5th minute of 1st half thereby leading the match 1-0. Arco FC looked a better side till the end of 1st half though they could not score despite some good attacking moves.
The 2nd half witnessed close contest with either side dominating the match equally. The young warriors of Arco FC showed lot of character and absorbed the huge pressure till the end which helped them to equalize through striker Akeel Ahmed in the dying moments of the match.
In the tie breaker, Goal keeper of Arco FC Junaid saved four back to back goals to give his side much needed win which, as per the management, will act as confidence booster to the team for next match.
Managing Director of Arco Cement Javaid Ahmad Anim also said, “ This win of the team in their very first match at National level is a great news to us. The team has achieved this success by their great hardwork , teamwork and dedication. Teamwork is the key to success and this formula should be implemented for achieving further success.”