IFA Shield: East Bengal hold Korean side SunMoon FC 1-1

A second half-half James Moga goal helps East Bengal come from a goal down to hold Busan SunMoon FC in the IFA Shield opener in Kolkata.

updated: January 29, 2014 22:48 IST
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Kolkata: East Bengal survived a jittery first-half before James Moga's late strike from a goalkeeping deflection earned them a 1-1 draw against a spirited Busan SunMoon FC in the IFA Shield opener at the Barasat stadium here on Wednesday.

The fancied red-and-gold brigade were caught unaware early in the sixth minute when Gim Dae Han put SunMoon in the lead as the young outfit acclimatised themselves wonderfully to take the first-half honours.

At the same time, East Bengal were let down by their profligacy with Shylo Malswam Tulunga missing as many as two sitters, while Moga and Edeh Chidi up front were outplayed by their opponents.

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