AI shoot down Navy to clinch RCF Premier Cup

Updated: Dec 31, 2014, 11:15 IST | A Correspondent

Air India clinched the sixth RCF Premier Cup Football Tournament after beating Indian Navy 7-6, via a penalty shootout, in a tense final played under floodlights at Chembur's RCF Ground

Air India clinched the sixth RCF Premier Cup Football Tournament after beating Indian Navy 7-6, via a penalty shootout, in a tense final played under floodlights at Chembur's RCF Ground.

The Air India team after winning the RCF Premier Cup Football Trophy recently
The Air India team after winning the RCF Premier Cup Football Trophy recently

Both teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time with Sagar Chile scoring for Air India while Sunil Kumar converted a penalty to restore parity for Indian Navy. The tie-breaker witnessed more drama after both teams were tied 3-3 in the shootout before AI held their nerves in the crucial sudden death to emerge victors.

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