Zomi Nam Ni cum Mithun Festival Open tournament GSC, Lenlai FC advance to semis
Lamka, February 13 2015 : Ganggam SC and Lenlai Club booked their semi-final berth today after beating their respective opponents in the quarter finals of the ongoing Zomi Nam Ni cum Mithun Festival Open football tournament here.
Sushil’s double helped Ganggam Soccer Club register a 2-1 win over YC Pearsonmun in the first quarter-final match today.
The teams played an aggressive match that eventually ended up both sides being reduced to ten players.
A player each of the two teams were shown the red card in the 69th minute.
The score line remained leveled till the end of the first half.
GSC drew the first blood when Sushil scored a brilliant goal in the 54th minute.
Putting up a brave fight, the Pearsonmun side equalised the scoreline in the 69th minute through a goal from Fernando.
However, the Pearsonmun defenders found it hard to stop Sushil of the GSC from scoring his second goal five minutes before the end of the full time thus sealing his team’s victory by a margin of 2 goals to one.
GSC striker, Sushil was awarded the man of the match.
In the second match, Lenlai FC drubbed Headquarters SC by a margin of two goals to one.
The HSC were leading by one goal till the end of the first half of the match after Jim scored a goal in the 28th minute.
However, the determination and spirited fight put up by the LSC paid dividends in the second half.
Liankhosiam and Letminthang of LSC scored a goal each in the 60th 73rd match thus making their berth in the semis.
Today’s matches were graced by Additional SP Churachandpur Balram Singh as its guest.
State League players Zomi FC and FC Khanglai will clash in another quarter final match while Lamka SC and M Songgel SC will play another quarter final match tomorrow. Source: The Sangai Express