Bhubaneswar: Formidably East Coast Railway (ECoR) started their journey by defeating Sports Hostel (SH) Bhubaneswar in the 1st Jayanta Kumar Mohapatra Memorial Bhubaneswar Women's Football League at Unit-6 Boys High School Ground here on Friday.
Star-studded Railway team dominated the match when Supriya Rout drew the first blood in the 12th minute of the match.
After the change of sides, once again Supriya netted the second goal in the 55th minute through penalty shot by defeating Sports Hostel Bhubaneswar by 2-0 goals.
With the win, ECoR bagged three points. Altogether four teams, Nita Ambani Football Academy, East Coast Railway, State Sports Directorate and Unit-IX Girls High School are in the tournament. After the completion of the league rounds, top two teams will play the final.
The champion will receive cash prize of Rs 5,000 and the runners-up to be richer by Rs 4,000.
The third and fourth teams will get Rs 3,000 and Rs 2,000 respectively, informed secretary Dillip Das. In the league round match on Sunday, ECoR would meet Nita Ambani Football Academy.