3rd Kohima Football League: Khriekesa and Forerunners win

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Forerunners double scorer Khwetelhi Thopi (L) and Kevisanyu Peseyie (R) in action on June 17, 2019.

Kohima, June 17: Khriekesa Football Club and Forerunners FC Thizama registered win in today’s two matches of Kohima Football League organized by Kohima Town Club and played at IG Stadium here.
In the first match of the day, Khriekesa defeated A Yhome FC 2-1.
Khriekesa player Ruokuovolie created a record goal of this edition of the tourney by finding the rival net within the first minute of play but Vilhoubeituo of A Yhome FC responded with the equalizer in 22nd minute. However before the berak, Khrieneituo scored the lead goal for Khriekesa in 39th minute. After the lemon break, none of the teams could make any decisive move to find the rival nets.
In the second match, league toppers Forerunners FC came from behind to remain on top beating Kohima Eagles 2-1.
Debutants Kohima Eagles gave a tough fight against the toppers by holding them back in the first half to a goalless draw. Notably, moving into the second half, they broke the deadlock in 77th minute through Kekhriezetuo Tsira but failed to maintain it in the last moment as experienced Forerunner player Khwetelhi Thophi not only found the equalizer in the 90th minute but also struck the winning goal in the injury added time of the match.
Match for June 18:
United 16 FC vs Vanguard FC at 1:30 PM
(Page News Service)