Vijay’s hat-trick boosts SCR in football tournament


Hyderabad: Riding on Vijay’s hat-trick, South Central Railway (SCR) put up a dominant show against Hyderabad Sporting by winning 5-0 in the Telangana Football Association A Division Rahim league Tournament held at Gymkhana ground on Monday.

Vijay scored in the 36th, 69th and 74th minutes of the match after Santosh’s strike in the 26th minute gave SCR the initial lead. Chandra’s goal in the 88th minute completed the rout.

In another match held at Goshamahal ground, Abbas Union defeated SBI 1-0 with Alamder scoring the lone goal in the 64th minute. On Tuesday, AOC will take on Secunderabad Blues (Sr) at Gymkhana ground and AGORC will meet Fateh Hyderabad ar Goshamahal ground on

Results: SCR 5 (Vijay 36’, 69’, 74’, Santosh 26’, Chandra 88’) bt Hyderabad Sporting 0; Abbas Union 1 (Alamder 64’) bt SBI 0.