Chandmari HSS and Northfield enter Pool B final
Kohima, July 5: Chandmari Higher Secondary School Kohima and Northfield School today defeated their respective rivals to book berth for final match in Pool ‘B’ of the ongoing 2nd edition of Kohima District Inter School Football Tournament at Kohima Local ground here.
In the first match of the day, Chandmari HSS defeated St. Mary’s Cathedral HSS 3-2 via tie breaker as the teams were locked 2-2 at the end of stipulated time.
Venu-o scored the first goal in the 6th minute for Chandmari to take the lead while the equalizer for St Mary’s came through the boots of Veposhu in the 39th minute to end the first half 1-1.
In the second half, it was St. Mary’s Cathedral HSS taking the lead in the 71st minute through Supongyanger, but Venu-o scored the equalizer in the injury added time for Chandmari HSS.
In the extra time also both team failed to find the winner. However in the penalty shootout, Chandmari HSS managed to score three goals while St. Mary’s Cathedral managed only two.
Playing a one-sided second match, Northfield humiliated runners-up of the first edition, G. Rio School by 4 goals to nil. Kethosenyu scored two goals in the 6th minute and 30th minute while Franky Khing added the third in the 62nd minute and Ashebo sealed the match in the 70th minute.
(Page News Service)
Pool finals for July 6:
Loyola HSS, Jakhama vs Mount Sinai HSS (1 pm)
Chandmari HSS vs Northfield (3 pm)