Dnipro FC wins 2016 Nagjee International Club Football Tournament

Ukraine’s Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Football Club (FC) has won the 2016 Sait Nagjee International Club Football Tournament.

With this victory, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk became first European team to win this prestigious Football tournament held in India.

In summit clash played at the EMS Corporation stadium at Kozhikode (Kerala), Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk FC defeated Brazilian FC Atletico Paranaense by 3-0 goals.

For the Ukrainian FC, three goals were scored by Ihor Kohut (40th minute), Denys Balanuik (62nd minute) and Yuri Vakulko (85th minute).

2016 Sait Nagjee International Club Football Tournament: It was 36th edition of the tournament and the first edition after 1995 when it was stopped. In this edition, total 8 clubs from Latin America, Germany and Europe had participated. The tournament was established in 1952 and since then it was very popular and had attracted large crowd.

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