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MDFA: Mongsenbai FC stun Revenant FC 9 – 0 to enter semis

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By Imrongkumba Aier Updated: Oct 21, 2022 8:39 am
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Players of Mongsenbai FC (Red) and Revenant FC (blue) vying for the ball in the third quarterfinal match at Imkongmeren Sports Complex on October 20. (EM Images)

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Mokokchung, Oct. 20 (EMN): Mongsenbai FC qualified for the MDFA Trophy 2022 semifinal, thanks to a thrilling 9-0 win against Revenant FC at Imkongmeren Sports Complex on Thursday.

Mongsenbai FC’s Vinoka Aye and Imnatoshi both shared the limelight by scoring a hat-trick each while Ayimnukshi, Lolenyuba and Limakumzuk also contributed a goal each in the third quarter-final face-off.

Underdogs Revenant played a stubborn defensive game but their strategy proved futile as Ayimnukshi opened the account for Mongsenbai in the 12th minute of the game.

Mongsenbai were in better position and pushed in two more goals in succession with Vinoka Aye starting his scoring spree in the 33rd minute and Lolenyuba in the 38th minute before the breather.

After the lemon break, Mongsenbai players came out with intent to finish what they started for. Limakumzuk volleyed home a long-range goal in the 50th minute and 10 minutes later Vinoka Aye converted another kick from close range.

Even as Mongsenbai dominated the entire game, Imnatoshi raised their scoreline in the 67th minute and three minutes later, Vinoka Aye scored his hat-trick in the 70th minute.

Imnatoshi also scored two goals in succession in the 85th and 86th minutes to earn his hat-trick and the game ended in regulation time with an unbeatable 9-0 victory for Mongsenbai.

With the win, Mongsenbai FC advance to the semifinal and will face the winners of the quarter-final match between Telongjem FC and OCYU, scheduled for October 24.

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By Imrongkumba Aier Updated: Oct 21, 2022 8:39:05 am
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