Huge victory for Eagles

By NT Bureau Published on Apr 19, 2018 04:10 PM IST

Chennai: Hindustan Eagles dealt a major blow to Chennai City FC’s hopes of retaining the trophy as it romped to a 5-0 win in the CFA Senior Division League at the Nehru Stadium on Wednesday.

In the second match, Chennai Customs produced an impressive performance to prevail 3-1 over Arrows FC.

But the day well and truly belonged to Hindustan Eagles as two players scored a brace each, and its defence was equally impressive as it snuffed out Chennai City’s challenge.

Results: Hindustan Eagles 5 (Okoro 17, 20; Shine 24, Cletus 78, 85) bt Chennai City FC 0; Chennai Customs RC 3 (Prashant 11, Vijay 57, Sasikumar 85) bt Arrows FC 1 (Emmanuvel Chijiku 7-pen)