Jovial, St. Joseph, MT Youth and Twenty XI enters 2nd round
Kohima, October 8
Jovial FC Kenouzou, St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, MT Youth Club New Reserve and Twenty XI FC Viswema today became the last four teams to registered their second round berth for 15th edition of NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy held under the theme ‘Goal for Peace’ at Kohima Local ground.
Playing the first match of the day, Jovial FC Kenuozou defeated Young Creepers Naga Bazar by 3-1.
Kezhavilie scored a hat-trick for the winners. He opened the account in 9th minute and doubled it in the 14th minute to lead the first half by 2-0.Young Creepers in their effort to return to the game were successful in decreasing the margin through Mhademo in 44th minute. However, Kezhevilie struck the third goal for Jovial in 58th minute to win the match. This was the 7th hat-trick of the tourney.
In the second match St. Joseph’s College Jakhama had a comprehensive win over Ablaze FC Kohima. They won the match by 4-0 to move into the second round.
Zevito recorded the fastest goal of this edition of the tourney as he scored it within 1 minute 20 seconds to lead the first half with the solitary goal. Viho Kin added the second goal in 42nd minute while Paul Magh netted the third and fourth goals in 54th and 60th minutes of play.
Mention may be made here that this time round, St. Joseph’s College has a German coach in the form of Robert Begerau.
Playing another one-sided match MT Youth Club, Police New Reserve humiliated Kandi FC by 6-0.
Huwato Awomi scored first in 24th minute followed by Akavi Ayemi adding the second within next two minutes. After the lemon break, he scored his second and third for the team in 44th minute while Kato Ayemi netted the fourth in the 49th minute. Akavi scored his hat-trick, eighth of the tourney, in the 58th minute while Hinato Ayemi sealed the score board with the 6th goal in 67th minute.
Playing the last of the first round matches, Twenty XI FC Viswema blanked Chishilimi SA Pughoboto by four goals.
Vitsopi Kin opened the account within the second minute while Kelengoto James added the second in 9th minute. In the 21st minute, Meyoho Sothu converted a penalty spot kick to increased the margin to 3-0 and lead the first half. In the breather half, Vitsopi added his second and fourth for the team to enter the second round.