Kohima Eagles humiliates Midland YO by 15-0; Phezhu Boys win
Kohima, September 26: Phezhu Boys Club and Kohima Eagles won their respective matches to move into the second round of the 19th edition of NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy organised by Angami Students’ Union (ASU) on the theme “Goal for Peace” at Kohima Local Ground (Khuochiezie).
In a totally lopsided second match of the day, Kohima Eagles humiliated Midland Youth Organisation by 15 goals to nil, the supposed to be highest winning margin for any team in the recent known history of the tournament.
Rhitsho Mero opened the floodgates for the Eagles with the first goal in 7th minute and went to be the first person to score eight goals. His goals other seven other goals which were the 4th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 11th, 12th and 13th for the team were netted in 24th, 31st, 33rd, 49th, 65th, 78th and 79th minute.
He was supported by Khwetelhi Thopi with a hat-trick (3rd, 10th and 14th) scored in 21st, 57th and 83rd minutes of play.
Keneinguzo Pienyü, Petevizo Kezieo Menguzelie Rutsa and Noune Medoze netted a goal each for the team in 14th, 29th, 41st and 89th minute of play.
Earlier, in a close-shave first match of the day, Phezhu Boys Club defeated Friends United FC by a solitary goal. Both teams failed to break the deadlock in the first half but after the lemon break, Namtüba struck the lead for Phezhu in 60th minute and the team reigned on it to move ahead further into the tournament.
Matches for September 27:
1. Kijumetouma VSU vs Botsa Students’ FC at 12 Noon
2. Sports Link FC vs Tyro FC Phek at 2 p.m.
(Page News Service)