Shillong, June 21: Mizoram and Manipur will meet in the boys’ final of the Assam Rifles APF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament on Saturday after both recorded victories in the semifinal round at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.
Mizoram had a tough fight against Meghalaya, but ultimately prevailed 1-0. Manipur, on the other hand, had an easier outing, defeating Tripura 4-0.
Shillong, Jun 20: Pynhun Shulet’s hat-trick of goals against Mizoram saw the Meghalaya girls’ team qualify at the top of Pool B on the sixth day of the Assam Rifles CAPF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here today. The earlier game saw Manipur become the first team in the competition to notch up consecutive victories after they beat Nagaland 5-0 in Pool A.
Shillong, June 17: Meghalaya bounced back from two goals down to snatch a 2-2 draw in their girls’ Pool B game against Tripura on the fourth day of the Assam Rifles CAPF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
The other match of the day saw Nagaland’s girls whitewash Arunachal Pradesh 4-0 in Pool A.
The heavens opened around the start time of the 1:00pm match, but that did not stop Tripura’s Hena Debbarma and Anita Tancotla putting their side into a commanding position with goals in the eighth and 24th minutes respectively.
Tripura looked to continue their momentum in the second half, but after weathering some early attacking play, the rest of the match belonged to Meghalaya, who scored through their talismanic striker Pynhun Shulet.
SHILLONG, June 15: The Manipur girls’ team got their campaign off to an amazing start with a 7-0 victory over Arunachal Pradesh in Pool A of the Assam Rifles CAPF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament Phase 2 in Shillong on Thursday afternoon at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
Five of the goals were scored by N Ratanbala Devi, who dominated the forward ground and ran riot amidst the Arunachal defence. The other goal scorers were S Ranjana Chanu and A Roja Devi.
Shillong, June 11: Shillong Lajong Football Club has announced the long term agreement between the Club and 10 local boys from the Meghalaya State Under-15 Team that finished runners up in the recently concluded Sub-Junior National Championship held in Calicut, Kerala.
Following are the names of the 10 players:
1. Benjamin Diengdoh from Pynursla
2. Sangti Janai Shianglong from Mylliem
3. Glenys Godfrey Lynrah from Mylliem
4. Iohborlang Lyngdoh Lyngkho from Nongpoh
5. Fairlystar Suting from Pahamsyiem
6. Shankerlang Kshiar from Sohryngkham