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Rising gets rousing welcome
Sportslogon Team April 16th 2018

Bhubaneswar : Rising Student Women Football team got a rousing welcome here at Biju Pattnaik Airport on Monday, the team emerged champion of the second edition of the Hero Indian Women’s League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong, Meghalaya on April 14.

Rising Student’s Club were crowned champions by defeating Eastern Sporting Union 5-4 on penalties after the full-time scoreline read 1-1.

In the 13th minute Roja Devi found the back of the net from outside the box and gave the lead to Rising Student. However after the change of sides, in the 71st minute after a foul inside the box and Sanju slotted the ball home from the spot to level proceedings as the scoreline read 1-1. The full-time scoreline read the same as the match proceeded into extra time and it also ended with the same score.

FAO vice-president Bhakta Ballav Das, Joint-secretary Sangeeta Sharma, coaches Sradhanjali Samantray, Gitanjali Khuntia , Sunil Mitra and Sibu Prakash Ghosh were present to receive the champion team here .
This news was added and updated on : April 16th 2018
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