Male', MALDIVES - TC Sports Club increased the gap to five points at the top of the table after a 1-0 win against New Radiant Sports Club in the ongoing Dhiraagu Dhivehi Premier League on Thursday at the National Football Stadium.
TC Sports Club lies on top of the table with 15 points from 5 games while second placed New Radiant got 10 points from five games.
New Radiant's former defender Sobah Mohamed was the care-taking coach in this match when New Radiant's former head coach Oscar Bruzon left the club on mutual understanding.
New Radiant's regular starters like Akram Abdul Ghani and keeper Imran Mohamed was not in the starting lineup however TC Sports Club's ace striker Ali Ashfaq also started the match on the bench.
New Radiant missed a golden opportunity to break the deadlock after 16 minutes. TC keeper Kiran blocked the free kick from Mohamed Umair and he made another fine save to stop the shot from Kipson from the rebounded ball.
TC created dangerous attempts to score a goal and one of that came after 30 minutes from Nashaah. He penetrated the defense line and passed it to Ibrahim Mahudhee but defender Ahmed Abdulla cleared it for a corner.
TC keeper Kiran was forced to made another good save to stop the shot from Qurbani.
Ishan Ibrahim took the lead for TC Sports in the 44th minute from a descent striker inside the box which went into the far bottom corner of the net.
New Radiant missed a golden opportunity to level the game after 65 minutes. Qurbani's shot inside the six yard box went over the cross bar after receiving the cross from Fasir.
Club Eagles will play against Club Green Streets tonight at 2100 hours.