The Chennaiyin FC U-13 team picked up its first point of the 2018-19 Hero Sub-Junior League final round after a 0-0 draw with Future Football (FF) Academy at the Navelim Ground in Goa.
The Chennaiyin FC U-13s opened their account in the final round with a 0-0 draw against FF Academy. They were beaten 4-1 by Reliance Foundation Young Champs (RFYC) in their opener two days back.
Midfielder Ajay Kumar M. and striker K. Karmugilan were the standout players for Chennaiyin FC in the first half, both creating chances but missing from close range.
Karmugilan had the best chance with half-time nearing, when he was in on goal. The keeper managed to get a touch as Karmugilan tried to go around him. There were shouts for a penalty, but the referee wasn’t having any of it.
After the break, it was the turn of Chennaiyin FC keeper Ajay Kumar to stand tall. He made a couple of brilliant saves one-on-one to keep the opposition out. Both sides continued to get in good positions in the closing stages but there were no goals to report as it finished 0-0.
In their final round group game, the Chennaiyin FC U-13s take on Kolkata’s Southern Samity on Friday, May 17 at the Don Bosco Ground in Goa with kick-off at 8am.