2nd place holder Churchill will meet another title contender of i-League , Mohun Bagan on Sunday.


In their last game of ONGC i-League, Churchill was leading 3-0 against holders Dempo SC, but the game ended to an exciting 3-3 draw. Churchill played aggressively and scored 3 goals within first 32 minutes. Felix and Odafe were the scorers. A double cover on Odafa by Mahesh Gawli and Dominic Noronha allowed Felix a free space to operate. The team has a typical 4-4-2 formation and the expected team is Arindam Bhattacharya, Thokchom Naoba Singh, Govin Moirangthem Singh,Gouramangi Moirangthem Singh, Robert Lalthalma, Chitrasen Chandam Singh ,Ogba Kalu Nnanna, Mashangva Genius Zenith, Khemtang Paite, Felix Chimaokwu and Odafe Onyeka Okolie
Odafa has scored 9 goals in the league s far, that includes a hat-trick against Air India. Felix with 3 goals and Naoba with 1 goal are the other scorers.Marcos is expected to take the load against Churchill and earn 3 vital points for Mohun Bagan. Karim would like to cut off the link between the midfield and Churchill’s duo – Odafa and Felix. One expects Peter Odafe to take load along with Deepak and Manju. One can recall Odafe-Manju duo played pretty well against Churchill in the last i-League.
Ace striker Jose Barreto will miss the game tomorrow. He will be replaced by P. C. Lalawmpuia. Lalawmpuia and Baichung will be there upfront with Ishfaq, Marcos and James can take care of the midfield with Manju, Deepak, Odafe and Habibur guarding the defense. They’ll have Masih as the screen. Bagan will also miss the service of Anandvasan.


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