Mumbai: Defending champions ONGC started on a promising positive note and stormed to a slick 3-0 win against a spirited HDFC Bank in an Elite Division match of the MDFA League at the Cooperage ground.
ONGC held the upper hand and on the quarter hour scored two quick goals through Himnashu Patil and Sunil Lohar to take a 2-0 half-time lead. Lohar was again on target scoring his second and the team’s third goal to complete the margin of victory.
In a Second Division encounter, Rudra Football Academy romped to a comfortable 2-0 win against We Care FC to garner all three points. Strikers Subin Verghese and Bhavesh Kurlekar, both struck a goal each to seal the win.
Results – Elite Div: ONGC 3 (Himanshu Patil 14th, Sunil Lohar 15th, 59th) beat HDFC Bank 0.
Second Div: Rudra Football Academy 2 (Subin Verghese, Bhavesh Kurlekar) beat We Care FC 0.