Thinley Namgay   

Bhutanese striker Chencho Gyeltshen (CG7) scored twice for RoundGlass Punjab FC against Gokulam Kerala FC on January 14.

However, Gokulam Kerala FC won the match 4-3.

CG7 scored a brace for the team in 17th and 25th minute to lead the first half 3-1.

In the post-match conference, RoundGlass head coach, Curtis Fleming said that his team conceived three goals in the second half and it was a disappointment “We could have won the match, but we struggled defensively. This is professional football, and it happens in every league in the world.”

Chencho Gyeltshen updated in his official Facebook page: “Yes it hurts, and I know many of you might have felt the same. Nevertheless, we shall keep working hard, fill our gap and come back stronger.”

On the same day, Chencho Dorji’s Sudeva defeated Indian Arrows 3-0.

In the opening match on January 9, Sudeva lost to Mohammedan Sporting Club 0-1.

“With the first game exposure, we learnt other’s tactics and did intensive training. I am glad that Sudeva players performed well in the next match. We will keep the same trend,” said Chencho Dorji.

RoundGlass defeated Aizawl FC 1-0 on January 9.

On January 19, Sudeva will face Real Kashmir FC, and RoundGlass will play Churchill Brothers FC.

Sudeva Delhi FC and RoundGlass Punjab FC snatched three points each from the last two matches in the ongoing Hero I-league at Kolkata, India.