#InPictures: Mohun Bagan defeats Real Kashmir in I-League

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Players in action, Real Kashmir FC in yellow jerseys and Mohan Bagan FC in White jerseys during I-league match for the first time in Kashmir at Synthetic Turf Stadium in Srinagar on Tuesday , November 20 2018.

In I-league 2018-19, Kashmir’s football team Real Kashmir FC on Tuesday played against Mohun Bagan, also known as Kolkata giants, the team rode on a second half Dipanda Dicka strike to eke out a 1-0 win at Srinagar’s Synthetic Turf ground.

Players of Real Kashmir Football club in yellow jerseys and Mohan Bagan Football Club’s (MBFC) in White jerseys in action during I-league match for the first time in Kashmir at Synthetic Turf Stadium in Srinagar on November 20 , 2018.
Players of Real Kashmir Football club in yellow jerseys and Mohan Bagan Football Club’s (MBFC) in White jerseys in action during I-league match for the first time in Kashmir at Synthetic Turf Stadium in Srinagar on November 20 , 2018.
Sheer numbers meant that Mohun Bagan fans were drowned out by the locals, no matter how hard they tried, except when their team scored a goal.
Fans behind goal got to catch the ball quite a few times.

The league is currently being played in Kashmir, and this was the third match of the league.

Mohun Bagan’s striker Henry Kisekka, an Ugandan player headed his side to 1-0 lead, in the 7oth minute, which ultimately became a wonderful header for Aser Pierrick Dipanda Dicka. Dicka is a Cameroonian professional footballer.

Supporters of Real Kashmir watch a match during the I-League encounter at TRC Turf Ground in Srinagar, on Tuesday.

In this league, Real Kashmir has lost two matches. Pertinently, for the first time, I-League debutants Real Kashmir Football Club have pulled off a major sponsorship coup by signing up sportswear giant Adidas for the national season. Till now, no other football team has an association with the global brand.