NFR football team enters final

GUWAHATI: The NF Railway entered the final of the All India Railway Football Championship.

In the semifinal played at Patna today, the champions of 2011 edition, NF Railway outplayed Central Railway 4-2.

The final will be played on October 26.

Jeelendra Brahma opened the account in the 38th minute and maintained the lead till the break.

After changing over, the NF Railway players enhanced their speed and netted three more goals through Sankar Sil (55th minute), Chayaram Basumatary (65th minute) and Jeelendra Brahma (85th minute). Senior player Susanta Majumdar was instrumental in creating all the scoring opportunities for the Maligaon outfit, informed Sugato Lahiri, Chief Public Relation Officer, NF Railway.