Kolkata: While East Bengal’s lion-hearted efforts were applauded by fans, the side won hearts across the nation with a gesture just before the match.
Gurwinder Singh could be seen wearing a white t-shirt with the message ‘Justice for Asifa’, along with a picture of the victim of the horrific rape incident in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir.
The final of the Hero Super Cup 2018 witnessed Indian Super League runners-up side Bengaluru FC defeat Kolkata giants East Bengal by a 4-1 margin on Friday, thanks to goals from Rahul Bheke, Sunil Chhetri and Miku.
Eight-year-old Asifa Bano’s death sparked international outrage when it came to light in early April.She was kidnapped, murdered and gang-raped for three days at a temple. The men arrested for the crime included a retired government official, four police officers and a minor.