Super Cup 2018: Gokulam Kerala FC ride on Henry Kisekka's brace to defeat NorthEast United FC

With this win, Gokulam Kerala FC and Churchill Brothers, both the I-League sides in the qualifiers have defeated ISL sides to qualify for the main draw.

PTI March 15, 2018 23:26:55 IST
Super Cup 2018: Gokulam Kerala FC ride on Henry Kisekka's brace to defeat NorthEast United FC

Bhubaneswar: I-League outfit Gokulam Kerala FC rode on Ugandan striker Henry Kisekka's brace either side of half-time to beat Indian Super League's wooden spooners NorthEast United FC in a Super Cup qualifier at the Kalinga Stadium on Thursday.

Super Cup 2018 Gokulam Kerala FC ride on Henry Kisekkas brace to defeat NorthEast United FC

File image of the Gokulam Kerala team. Twitter@GokulamKeralaFC

Kisekka (43rd, 75th) scored both his goals from Arjun Jayaraj's assists, first making the most of a brilliant through ball on the right side to slam home from the edge of the box and then turning in a square pass from a similar area.

With this win, both the I-League sides in the qualifiers have defeated ISL sides to qualify for the main draw.

Earlier in the day, Delhi Dynamos slumped to a defeat against Churchill Brothers. Willis Plaza was the wrecker-in-chief as his twin strikes left Delhi defenseless and had to relinquish a place in the final draw of the Super Cup 2018.

Gokulam will now take on ISL finalists Bengaluru FC on April 1 in the final round.

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