Mohun Bagan seals AFC Play off berth
Mohun Bagan came out in flying colours as they beat Sri Lankan side Colombo FC for a score of 2-1 ( 4-2 on aggregate) in AFC Cup qualifiers and marched on to the Play off round of the competition. Goals from Sony Norde (28′) Darryl Duffy (56′) helped the Mariners to cruise past their opponents while Jean Yapo Seka(88′) scored the consolation goal for the visitors.
Sony Norde marked his return from injury with a goal and an assist,Haitian international was in hot form for the Mariners. His impressive performance and the victory in the continental competition provided much needed boost for Sanjoy sen’s men ahead of a crucial tie against arch rivals East Bengal.
Mohun Bagan will face Maldives outfit Club Valencia in AFC Cup play offs, who defeated Thimpu City FC of Bhutan 3-0 (3-0 aggregate), in their return leg fixture earlier on Tuesday.