Royal FC beats Kanchanjunga FC 2-1 in SPL season opener.
In the opening match of the Desun Siliguri Premier League, Royal FC came from a goal behind to secure all three points off Kanchenjunga FC.
Kanchenjunga FC started off well scoring the opening goal of the match and the season in the 20th minute through Anmol Dahal. Royal FC did well and kept looking for an equalizer until the end of the first half.
The 2nd half saw Royal FC taking control over the game and finally got themselves the equalizer in the 12th minute of the 2nd session through Adarsh Tamang who fired a brilliant free kick from just outside the box.
Royal FC kept on with their momentum and were finally rewarded in the 65th minute through their Nigerian substitute Timo.
Kanchanjunga FC fought back for the equalizer but failed to bring the equalizer.
Full Time: Kanchanjunga FC 1-2 Royal FC
90+3 Yellow card Inderjit Chhetri
90+3 Yellow card Amir Lama
90: Three minutes added on
88: Substitution for Royal Timo OFF Franklin IN
88: Substitution for Royal Timo OFF Franlin IN
85: Yellow card Karan Thapa
79: Yellow card Afzal Ansari
67: Substitution for KFC Anmol Dahal OFF Suraj Tamang IN
65: Goal!! Timo scores for Royal FC
60: Substitution for Royal Nikhil Rai OFF Edison London IN
52: Goal!! Adarsh Tamang scores for Royal FC
50: Substitution for Royal Pratik Lama OFF Timo IN