Kohima, November 11: Kohima Eagles and Rustic Boys Football Club today booked their quarter final berth of the ongoing 25th Classic Cup played here at Kohima local ground.
In the first pre-quarter final match of the day, Kohima Eagles made a comfortable win against Naga Jaguars FC with Sürhosül Zhotso’s hat-trick. Sürhosül found the net in 7th minute to lead the first half and added two more in 39th and 41st minute of play.
In a surprising turn of events during the second match of the day, Rustic Boys FC Thizama knocked defending champions Head Hunters 164 TA (Naga) by 4-3 via tie-breaker as the teams were locked in a goalless draw during the stipulated 60 minutes play.
The two winners of both the matches will clash against each other in the quarter finals on November 15.
Matches for November 12:
1. FC Chizami United vs Challenger FC Meriema at 12:30 pm
2. Haimei FC Tuensang vs Puliebadze Jotsoma at 2:30 pm
(Page News Service)