Calcutta Football League: Suhair hat trick hand East Bengal 4-1 win against Rainbow AC
In the opening match of the 119th edition Calcutta Football League title defender, East Bengal defeated debutant Rainbow AC 4-1 at home ground on Saturday evening.
Confident East Bengal took the lead in the 18th minute through VP Suhair who stroke again in the 43rd and 46th minute to complete his hat trick assisted by Laldanmawia on both the occassion.
Debutant Rainbow had no clue how to bounce back and got another scare in the 72nd minute, this time it was Brandon who found the net.
Rainbow AC however manged to pull back one through a right footer from Chottu Mondal in the 77th minute.
The win handed Khalid Jamil side the perpect start of the season.
Defending champions East Bengal kick start the season in winning way under new coach Khalid Jamil.