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I-League: Minerva Punjab hand Lajong first defeat of the year

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SHILLONG, Jan 14: Shillong Lajong FC were handed the first defeat of the year in the I-league as current leaders Minerva Punjab FC defeated the home side 0-1 to take home all the three points. The match was held at the JN Stadium here on Sunday afternoon.
Ghanaian Willaim Okopu scored the only goal of the game in the second half to give Minerva the win.
The Reds made one change in their starting lineup as central defender Laurence Doe was declared fit for the match and replaced young Kynsailang Khongsit. Lajong were on the attack right from the kickoff and managed to win a corner at the very first minute. As the Minerva defence cleared the corner it was Aiman who found himself one on one with the Minerva keeper and had a go at goal only to get it saved by the keeper.

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U18 I-League: Lajong Juniors beat SAI Guwahati 4-0

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SHILLONG, Jan 14: Shillong Lajong defeated SAI Guwahati by 4-0 in the first match of the U-18 I-League Shillong - Guwahati Zonal Round at SAI Ground in Guwahati on Sunday.
Parvaj Bhuiya scored the opening goal in the 28th minute, Samuel Lyngdoh Kynshi scored a brace in the 41st minute and 61st minute. Donboklang Lyngdoh netted the fourth goal for Lajong in the 69th minute.

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High spirited Lajong to be on the offensive against Minerva Punjab

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SHILLONG, Jan 13: Shillong Lajong FC had a good start to the New Year managing four points from the two home matches and will now face the challenge of table toppers Minerva Punjab FC on Sunday at the JN Stadium Shillong at 2:00 PM.
In their last two matches at home, Lajong played a goalless draw against Chennai City FC followed by a 1-0 win over the AIFF developmental side Indian Arrows which saw the best of the Reds this season dominating the game throughout the 90 minutes.

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Lajong to begin U-18 I-League campaign from today

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SHILLONG, Jan 13: Shillong Lajong will begin their U-18 I-League campaign when they take on SAI Guwahati in their first match (Shillong-Guwahati Zone) on Sunday in Guwahati at 2 PM.
Shillong Lajong is grouped with Rangdajied United, North East United and SAI Guwahati in the Zonal round of the Under 18 I-league.

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MSKA to represent Meghalaya at WAKO India Federation Cup 2017-18

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SHILLONG, Jan 13: A contingent of 46 kickboxers selected from Shillong, Jaintia Hills, West Khasi Hills and Ri Bhoi Districts including officials, State Representatives and Referee left Shillong on Saturday under the banner of Meghalaya State Kickboxing Association (MSKA) to take part at the upcoming WAKO India Federation Cup 2017-18 of Cadets, Juniors & Seniors Kickboxing Tournament to be held at Talkatora Indoor Stadium from January 16 – 20.

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