Gokulam Kerala manages a draw with Namdhari


Komron Tursunov scored the equaliser for Gokulam Kerala in opposition to Namdhari FC on the I-League in Kozhikode.
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It was barely per week in the past that Namdhari FC parted methods with its coach Francesc Bonet. That meant the Spaniard couldn’t return to a well-known venue; he was Gokulam Kerala’s coach final season.

The lack of its coach so early within the season didn’t appear to have affected Namdhari a lot, because it held the previous champion to a 2-2 draw within the I-League on Saturday.

Long vary equaliser

It appeared like Namdhari would put up its second win on its league debut, however, within the 82nd minute, substitute Komron Tursunov saved the host’s blushes, discovering the equaliser with a long-ranger off a brief move from Edu Bedia.

Gokulam had taken the lead within the thirty fifth minute by P.N. Noufal, who drove the ball firmly in after beating the defence with a swift run down the left, following a by ball from V.S. Sreekuttan.

But 5 minutes later, Akashdeep Singh equalised for the guests, making use of poor defending by Salam Ranjan Singh.

Three minutes into the damage time within the opening half, Namdhari took the lead, Palwinder Singh heading house a effective cross from Sandeep Singh.

Earlier, Real Kashmir and Aizawl performed out a goalless draw at Srinagar.

The outcomes: Gokulam Kerala 2 (P.N. Noufal 35, Komron Tursunov 82) drew with Namdhari FC 2 (Akashdeep Singh 40, Palwinder Singh 45+3); Real Kashmir 0 drew with Aizawl 0.

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