Churchill Brothers kept their hopes alive for the knock out berth of AFC Cup. Churchill Brothers settled for a 1-1 draw against Indonesian club Persipura Jayapura in their group match at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda.
After a Goalless first half Persipura broke the deadlock on the 77th minute. Boaz Solossa tapped in Ferinando Pahabol’s cross to put the away side ahead. But Churchill fought back to level the game with six minutes left on the clock. Balwant Singh found himself in one is to one situation from Wolfe’s through ball and converted in the second chance.
Churchill Brothers share points with Home United of Singapore. From 5 matches Churchill Brothers and Home United both has earned 7 points but the Indian outfit has better goal average. Churchill must win the next match against New radiant of Maldives to secure their place in the knockout stage.