I-League: Mohun Bagan beat East Bengal in Kolkata derby

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Dec 03, 2017, 11.29 AM(IST)

Nigerian defender Kingsley Obumneme scored the winning goal in the 38th minute Photograph:( Twitter )

In six consecutive loss, East Bengal lost to Mohan Bagan 0-1 in the Kolkata derby of the I-League at the Salt Lake stadium on Sunday. 

Nigerian defender Kingsley Obumneme, who was signed by champion Aizawl FC in the off-season, scored the winning goal in the 38th minute. Kingsley headed the winner home from a Sonny Norde corner kick in front of a 64,000 plus in attendance.

This defeat makes it a six consecutive loss for East Bengal against city rivals Bagan.

Though the final scoreline read just 1-0, the match was action-filled as both the teams came close to scoring. 

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