GUWAHATI, Aug 2 - Rising XI posted a hard-earned 2-1 victory in the Jibeswar Goswami Trophy GSA A Division Football League.
In a well contested encounter at the Nehru Stadium here today, Rising boys defeated SAI Sports Club. With today�s victory Rising opened their account in the league as they went down to Rajbari AC 1-4 in their first match. On the other hand it was SAI SC�s first defeat in two matches. In the opening match they defeated Narengi Sporting Club 6-1.
Rising went 1-0 ahead in the 12th minute when Dandeswar Rabha fired the first salvo. Just before the break Pranjal Bhumij netted the equaliser.
The second session was keenly contested as both the teams adopted attacking tactics. But Rising had the last laugh when skipper Santul Rabha hit the target in the 81st minute.
Today�s match: Narengi SC vs City Police.