East Bengal virtually seal last-16 berth in AFC Cup

The red-and-gold brigade remained on top position in Group H with 10 points from four matches to almost seal their last 16 knock-out berth.

updated: April 09, 2013 18:40 IST
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Kolkata: East Bengal virtually stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of AFC Cup after their 2-1 win over Singapore giants Tampines Rovers in a Group H league match on Tuesday.

The Federation Cup champions led 1-0 at half-time with Chidi Edeh's 23rd minute strike on a hot and muggy afternoon at the Yubabharati Krirangan.

The Singapore league leaders found the equaliser through Shaiful Esah in the 69th minute.

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