UBI edge past Western Railway in the season-opener of MDFA Elite Division League
The 2nd and 3rd Division leagues of Mumbai District Football Association have been on full flow. The football loving people of Mumbai and it’s suburbs have been waiting for the kick-off of MDFA Elite Division League which took place at the Cooperage ground earlier today.
In the season-opener Western Railway and Union Bank of India crossed swords. The match was thought to be a evenly contested affair and it spanned out accordingly.
After Reuben D’Souza gave Western Railway a solitary lead in the first-half, a superb display by UBI in the second-half gave them all three points as they edged Western Railway 2-1 at Cooperage. Scott D’Souza leveled the score from the spot, whereas, Dion Menezes won the match in the last stages of the match.
Although UBI clinched the victory but the efforts by Western Railway deserves appreciation as well. But it was that Dion Menezes strike that ultimately proved to be the decider.