SHILLONG, May 12: Shillong Lajong which was reduced to 10 men emerged victorious in the final group stage clash against DSK Shivajians of the Hero Federation Cup 2017 winning by a score line of 3-2 at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Friday. Samuela’s stunning display upfront and scoring the winning goal helped him secure the Hero of the Match on Friday.
Interestingly, all the five goals in the game came from players hailing from the North East region.
SHILLONG, May 12: Umsning SC claimed the first ever Assam Rifles CAPF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament girls’ title with a hard fought 1-0 victory over East Jaintia Hills District Sports Association here on Friday.
In a match deserving of the title fight, Umsning had to weather the toughest challenge they have faced in the tournament, but came through thanks to the lone goal scored by their talismanic striker Pynhun Shullet.
It was East Jaintia Hills who had the first couple of chances during the final, with Batbitbha Bareh going narrowly wide with a free-kick and Rushia Dkhar seeing her attempt collected by Umsning goalkeeper Banrisha Wahlang early in the game.
Shillong, May 11: Shillong Lajong will meet Pune based I-League club, DSK Shivajians in the last group B of the Hero Federation Cup 2017 at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Fridat at 4PM. The match will broadcast live on Ten 2.
Thangboi Singto’s young brigade failed to register victories in their last two outings, going down by similar score line of 3-2 against Bengaluru FC and Mohun Bagan AC on 8th and 10th May respectively. So far, the goals for Lajong have come from Yuta Kinowaki who scored one goal each against BFC and Mohun Bagan while Samuel Lalmuanpuia netted one versus Bengaluru FC.
Shillong, May 11: West Jaintia Hills District Sports Association and St Anthony’s Higher Secondary School will clash on Saturday in the boys’ final of the Assam Rifles CAPF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament for Meghalaya after both came through their semi final fixtures here on Thursday.
On the back foot throughout the entire contest, West Jaintia Hills held their nerve in a tense penalty shootout to win 4-3 against Nongstoin District Sports Association after full time ended 1-1.
SHILLONG, May 10: Umsning SC will meet East Jaintia Hills District Sports Association in the girls’ final of the Assam Rifles CAPF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament for Meghalaya after both registered victories against their semifinal opponents here on Wednesday.
While Umsning defeated Tyrsad Higher Secondary School 4-0, East Jaintia Hills got the better of Laitkor SC 2-0. In the 1:30pm match Umsning started off by taking an early lead through Solina Jaba in the fourth minute. The dynamo Pynhun Shullet then doubled the lead in the 15th minute after sprinting past the defensive line to receive a forward pass from Baiahunlang Mawphniang and knocking the ball into the net.