Mumbai register a historic 2-1 win in the Asian Champions League
Mumbai become the first Indian Football Club to win in Asian Champions League
After losing the opening game to Al Shabab, Mumbai made an emphatic comeback and scripted history by becoming the first Indian football club to register a win in ACL. They defeated Iraqi Air Force Club 2-1 in a Group B tie at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Monday. The three time AFC Cup champions ’ Hammadi Ahmed first scored before Mauricio converted from the spot to make it even. Rahul Bheke then scored the deciding goal in the 75th minute to seal the game.
“Everyone's happy that we got the first win. Our performance in the first game gave us the confidence that we can do well if we kept playing like that and improved in the small details," Bheke said. "We cut a cake and celebrated the win. The coach asked us to stay humble as we have four games to go. We're taking it one game at a time and it's important for us to win the next game as that will help us get closer to what we want - to reach the next round.
This game involves an element of financial risk and may be addictive. Please play responsibly at your own risk.
This game is applicable for people 18+ only.