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MAM Football Trophy: Gilgal, Salaksalaker enter semi finals

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By EMN Updated: Dec 19, 2023 10:18 pm
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Players of Salaksalaker FC (black jersey) and Rebels FC vie for the ball during the first quarter final match of the Mongsen Ait Marok Football Trophy at Longjang, Mokokchung, on Tuesday.

DIMAPUR — Salaksalaker defeated Rebels FC 5-3 via penalty shootout in the first quarter-final match of the ongoing 50th edition of Mongsen Ait Marok (MAM) Football Trophy played at Longjang, Mokokchung, on Tuesday.

In the regulated 60-minute play and extra time, both teams were locked in a 2-2 draw, leading to the penalty shootout.

In the second quarter-final match, Gilgal edged past Mongsen Ait Club by a solitary goal to secure a semi-final berth.

Earlier, in the first league match of the day, Gilgail FC outgunned crowd favorite Salaksalaker 5-1. Sentinungsang of Gilgail scored a hat trick by netting two goals in the first half and another one in the second half.

His teammates Ayenmongba and Winamthiu added a goal each. Salaksalaker managed to score only a single goal.

In other league matches, Omega and Lumedang were tied 2-2; Chargers FC trounced Yimsen Youth Club 8-0; Rebels FC beat Khanimu Citizens Club 1-0; Gilgal FC drubbed Lametong 10-1; Lomuden defeated Aningchen 4-0 and Chargers FC beat Yimsen Youth Club-A 1-0.

The tournament, organised by the Mongsen Ait Club (MAC), carries a cash prize of INR 1 lakh and trophy for the champions, besides another INR 60,000 for both team and individual prizes.

Also read: 50th Mongsen Ait Marok Football Trophy kicks off

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By EMN Updated: Dec 19, 2023 10:18:37 pm
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