Dena Bank blanked a depleted Mumbai Muslims 4-0 in a truncated Super Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) league, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Friday.
Mumbai Muslims took the field with seven players, the stipulated number of players required to start the match. But soon after the change of ends, they lost another player Mudassir Ansari who sustained an ankle injury. Reduced to just six players, referee Nerri D’Souza had no other alternative but to call off the match in favour of Dena Bank, who were leading 4-0.
Taking advantage of the situation, Arshad netted a hat-trick, while Hemnat Meher got the other goal for Dena Bank.
Results – St. Xavier’s ground, Parel –Super Div:
Dena Bank 4 (Arshad Ansari 3 – hat-trick, Hemant Meher) beat Mumbai Muslims 0.