Pune: Based in Goa, AIFF Elite Academy secured their maiden U-19 I-League, with a 2-0 victory over United SC in the penultimate match of the league at DSK Football Field in Pune here this evening.
AIFF entered the match fresh off a emphatic 6-0 win over Chanmari FC on Monday, tied on 16 points with Pune FC and only a almost impossible 9-0 defeat for AIFF Elite Academy could saw Pune FC crowned champions but AIFF Elite Academy put a solid peformance to emerge champions.
AIFF Elite Academy took the through Sajid Mohammed Dhot who rose above his marked to head the ball from a well taken corner in the 28th minute.
Just seconds prior to half-time whiste AIFF Elite Academy doubled their lead when Rakesh Oram sent a delightful through ball to Milan Basumataray and Milan made most off that and guided the ball into the net.
AIFF Elite Academy finished the league on 19 points from 7 matches whereas Pune FC finished just behind them with 16.