MDFA Trophy: Alempang YA win; Zonipang SA in quarter-final
Mokokchung, Oct. 12 (EMN): Alempang YA secured a big win on Saturday by thrashing Mongolian Brothers 4-1 while Zonipang SA booked a berth in the quarters by topping Pool C after a comfortable win against Unicorn FC with a score line of 5-0 in the ongoing MDFA Trophy league round at Imkongmeren Sports Complex in Mokokchung.
Two goals from Noksangmeren and a goal each from Yangerjungba and Imkongyanger ensured a win for Alempang which needed a win after their previous draw.
Alempang YA started the game with an early goal from Yangerjungba in the 9th minute but Mongolian Brother found an equaliser in Moachang who scored in the 16 minute. Then Alempang raised the bar before half time after Imkongyanger and Noksangmeren scored in the 27th and 30th minutes respectively.
Right after the break, Noksangmeren scored again in the 41st minute for Alempang. The game ended with a 4-1 score line in favour of Alempang.
Chubatemsu and Merenchemba of Alempang, and Sentiyanger of Mongolia were awarded with yellow cards during the match.
In the second game of the day, Suponglemba scored four goals and Chubangangnen one to help Zonipang SA secure a comfortable 5-0 win against Unicorn FC.
The first half of the game ended goalless but Chubangangnen opened the account for Zonipang in the 43rd minute before Suponglemba scored in the 52nd, 58th, 62nd and 67th minutes.
This win has placed Zonipang on top of Pool C chart with nine points from three matches they have played so far.
OCTOBER 14 MATCHES
Time: 12:00 pm onwards
Telonjem FC vs SSS Yellow
Alempang YA vs Mongsenbai Youngsters