Ryntih SC dominated proceedings for the majority of the contest, but were left to rue their missed opportunities as Madan Maharaj side held on to snatch a late winner.
In the day's other Pool B match, Kenkre FC put an end to ARA FC's hopes of making it to the I-League with a 2-1 win over the team from Gujarat.
The result leaves Madan Maharaj FC with a draw from their first match, while FC Bengaluru United remain on two points from two matches after drawing both their games in Group A so far.
The win took Kenkre FC to the top of Group B standings, which also has Delhi FC, ARA and Corbett.
This edition of the I-League Qualifiers (I-League 2nd Divisio) will also see as many as seven teams make their debut
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AIFF technical director Isac Doru drew examples from 23 countrieswhich have 'frozen relegation' to help the teams in difficult times
Although Churchill winning against Punjab, Gokulam Kerala were crowned champions courtesy of a better head-to-head record
Gokulam Kerala FC came from a goal down to win 4-1 on the final day of the I-League championship in Kolkata
Churchill Brothers not only need a victory but are dependent on the result of the Gokulam Kerala vs TRAU match to be played simultaneously at another venue.
After 14 rounds, three teams -- Gokulam Kerala, TRAU and Churchill Brothers -- are in contention for the trophy.
Chennai City FC finished their campaign with 15 points, while relegated NEROCA ended at the bottom of the table with just eight points
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The title could very well be decided by the last kick of the championship, with Gokulam Kerala FC, TRAU FC and Churchill Brothers set to compete simultaneously on Saturday
Antwi struck in the 19th and 33rd minutes, while Sujit Sadhu had pulled a goal back for the Black Panthers in the 85th minute.
Luka Majcen's 28th minute strike was cancelled out by Phalguni Singh's 43rd minute effort as the teams shared the points.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
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Odisha passenger trains parked at Hatia Railway station yard after Indian Railways cancelled trains as a precautionary measure in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.