Toppers Ziekezou and Sechü-Zubza continue to win
Kohima, August 11: Topper two teams – Ziekezou Sporting Club and Sechü-Zubza Football Club continued their winning spree in today’s 9th round match of the ongoing Kohima Football League-2 organised by Kohima Town Club at Local Ground here.
Sechü-Zubza FC are on top while Ziekezou are second among the seven teams competing the tourney.
Ziekezou SC defeated Khriekesa FC Meriema by 2-1 in the first match played today.
Making a swift beginning, Ziekezou SC found a quick lead as Vilhoubeituo Yhome (15) netted the first lead within 3rd minute. Nonetheless, Khriekesa FC Meriema didn’t allow rival happiness to last long as Vimelie Chasie (14) scored the equaliser in 13th minute to end the first half in 1-1 draw.
While rigorous efforts were made by both side to break the deadlock in the breather half but it was Ziekezou skipper Neikethozo Yhome (7) striking the winning goal in 86th minute leaving no room for Khriekesa FC to return to the game
Neilabeituo Shüya (2) and Kekhriese Ciesotsu (8) of Khriekesa FC Meriema and Mhasibeituo Yhome (11) of Ziekezou SC were penalised for unsporting behaviour during the match.
Playing a lopsided second match of the day, league leaders Sechü-Zubza FC won against Vanguard FC Tseminyu by 6-2.
Play maker Khiuwangbo Kaurintah (8) opened the flood gates for Sechü-Zubza FC in 5th minute followed by Noune Medoze (21) doubling the margin in 8th minute. After a gap of 30 minutes, Shürhosül Zhotso (9) added the third goal while Petevizo Kezieo (7) increased the tally to 4-0 five minutes before the lemon break.
However, Vanguard FC came strong and their effort resulted in at least bringing down the margin by two goals.
Captain Yhunshalo Kemp (9) netted their first goal in 50th minute while Matthew Kezhose (5) added the second in 70th minute.
Nonetheless, they were denied further progress while Sechü-Zubza increased their score to six with Hanglen Chang (12) scoring 5th goal in 84th minute and Aloumei Panmei (10) sealing the score board in additional time to end the match at 6-2.
Sebastian Rasmusen, an international coach from Sweden attended as the match as Special Guest. He is currently coaching under-17 boys at the ongoing football coaching at IG Stadium in Meriema.
After the second match, the players and fans of Sechü-Zubza FC and the volunteers of National Service Scheme (NSS) from Baptist College Kohima cleaned the galleries, ground surroundings and discarded the trash and wastes left by the spectators.
Match for August 13 at 2 p.m.: United 16 FC vs New Market FC.
(Page News Service)