Dimapur, November 9: The 4th Season of the Case Premier League has shown that people above the age of thirty has a lot of competitive spirit. Age is just a number when it comes down to sports. The level of competition has increased tremendously from the previous seasons. Players are fitter and the stamina has improved. The intensity of the game has taken to a new level. Here is a brief look into the upcoming matches this Saturday.
The reverse fixture begins from this week onwards. All the eight teams have played against each other. Current league Leaders Natak FC has 18 points after 7 matches. They take on Joga Bonito this weekend. Natak FC has been consistently performing well this season. One of the surprise packages this season. Natak FC has one of the meanest defences in the league and has conceded only 7 goals. Dr. Lipok of Joga Bonito has been in good scoring form. Natak FC has to watch out for him if they want to solidify the top spot.
Meanwhile, Sporting Union will play against Super Strikers. Last weekend, Super Strikers match was forfeited because of lack of players. It was the first walkover match of the league. As per the rules of the league, Super Strikers were deducted one point and Sporting Union was awarded 3 points and 1-0 score.
Will we see the return of the high Scoring match between Ruboo united and Nizams FC. The game witness 8 goals last week. Ruboo united have conceded 25 goals in 7 matches and offensively scored 14 goals. Will a resurgent Ruboo United upset last season runners up again? Nizams FC Achilles heel has been their defensive errors. Most of the goals conceded were due to lack of communication between the Keeper and the defence. Nizams Keeper, Temsumeren, one of the consistent performs for 3 seasons needs to up his game if Nizams FC has to move out from this current slumber.
Last season champions Trinity FC is slowly edging towards the top of the league. 2 points behind Natak FC and a point behind second placed Sporting Union. Trinity Sporting edged over Case FC Last weekend. Trinity Sporting has fire power upfront Viseyie and Aotokito points. They have scored 20 goals in 7 matches. Viseyie and Atokito are the league top scorers. Case FC has been inconsistent so far this season and has lost their previous 3 matches.
(Page News Service)