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Loyem Memorial Trophy: Nyenshen FC to defend championship title

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By EMN Updated: Oct 23, 2019 10:36 pm
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The match between Nyenshen FC (in green jersey) and Hügel Hifliers FC in progress during their semi-final clash at Loyem Memorial Ground, Tuensang on October 23.

Dimapur, Oct. 23 (EMN): Defending champions Nyenshen FC were through to the final of the ongoing Loyem Memorial Trophy after defeating Hügel Hifliers FC 6-0 in their semi-final clash at Loyem Memorial Ground, Tuensang on October 23.

Playing in their first-ever semi-final match in the Loyem Memorial Trophy, the most promising team of 2018, Hügel Hifliers FC, were handed a humble defeat by the defending champions, informed an update from the organisers.

The score line read 6-0 goal difference but young players of Hügel Hifliers reportedly gave their opponents a hard time in the first half before the experienced team emerged stronger at the end of the day.

Mongko opened the account for Nyenshen FC just a minute into the game before Torito and Pete scored in the 34th and 40th minutes respectively. Imlong Chaba scored two goals in the 66th and 85th minutes and Alaomei added the final goal in the 87th minute.

Nyenshen FC will now play the winner of the second semi-final match between DEF, Tuensang and Khulio King.

TODAY’S MATCH
(2nd semi-final)
DEF, Tuensang vs Khulio King at 1:00 pm

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By EMN Updated: Oct 23, 2019 10:36:24 pm