Srinagar: Playing its first away match of the season, Real Kashmir FC suffered its second consecutive defeat as they were defeated by hosts Namdhari FC by 1-0 in the match of I-League 2023-24 at Namdhari Stadium Ludhiana on Saturday.
Winger Harmanpreet Singh’s goal in the 13th minute proved decisive, giving hosts a crucial lead.
The match unfolded with both teams displaying determination, but Namdhari’s defense proved resilient, denying Real Kashmir an equalizer despite their efforts in the first half.
However, Namdhari FC, held on to their narrow lead, avoiding a repeat of the previous disappointment and earning their first-ever I-League victory.
Following the win, Namdhari FC climbed to the 8th position with four points from three matches. In contrast, Real Kashmir faced their second consecutive loss, dropping to fourth place with six points in four games.
Real Kashmir’s next challenge will be against the Neroca FC on November 23.