Lotha Football Championship: XI Brothers, Titans XI, ERSA, Friends Club, Lower Senchum Through To Quarter-finals - Eastern Mirror
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Lotha Football Championship: XI Brothers, Titans XI, ERSA, Friends Club, Lower Senchum through to quarter-finals

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By EMN Updated: Jan 24, 2024 6:53 pm
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:(R)  Patron of last league match, Benri Kikon, Accounts Officer, DRDA Office Wokha, being introduced to the players on Wednesday. (L) Match between Restoring Boys and XI Brothers underway. (WDFA)

DIMAPUR — Five more teams — XI Brothers, Titans XI, ERSA, Friends Club and Lower Senchum FC – were through to the quarter-finals of the ongoing 13th edition of the Lotha Football Championship (LFC) organised by Wokha District Football Association (WDFA).

Playing their last league match of the tournament on Wednesday, defending champions XI Brothers FC (Chukitong) defeated Restoring Boys 2-0 to find a berth in the quarter-finals, while latter failed to quality with a single point behind Friends Club, updated WDFA.

The first goal for XI Brothers came through a beautiful header from Saronbemo in the 64th minute, before the tournament’s highest scorer Mhonthung (13 goals so far) sealed the game by score a goal in the 66th minute.

The last league match of the tournament between Englan Range SA (ERSA) and Titans XI ended in a goalless draw after both the teams failed to find the net. However, both teams qualified to the next round.

Quarter-finals of the LFC will begin on January 27 at 10:30 am, said the update.

QUARTER-FINALS FIXTURES

On January 27

1st match at 10:30 am: XI Brothers FC (Chukitong) vs Lower Senchum FC

2nd match at 12:30 pm: Nyiro Range SA (NRSA) vs Englan Range SA (ERSA)

On January 29

1st match at 10:30 am: Vipers Club (Old Changsu) vs Titans XI (Pangti)

2nd match at 12:30 pm:  Friends Club (Wokha village) vs Airfield FC

Also read: Lotha Football championship:  Vipers Club, NRSA progress to quarters

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By EMN Updated: Jan 24, 2024 6:53:54 pm
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