Medical XI rout MRH Sunrisers, keep pace in title race
Kohima, July 6 (EMN): Kekhrie scored six goals for Medical XI as they routed MRH Sunrisers 8-0 to keep the title race alive until the last game of the Morning Premier League on Thursday morning at D Khel ground Kohima.
Medical XI with 41 points from 18 games temporarily leapfrogged league leaders by three points but Power Comm with 38 points from 17 games has better goal difference (+33). With the last MPL match remaining, Power Comm has to win against 4th placed Amur Falcon FC on Friday morning to make sure they secure the title. On the other hand, Power Comm with a draw or loss will make Medical XI the champions of MPL.
Kekhrie ran riot as he scored six goals to keep the title race alive until the last day of the league, he found the net on the 3rd, 14th, 16th, 20th, 31st and 70th minutes of gameplay, while Neiphre and Vinyu also scored a goal each for Medical XI.
During the match, Kekrie of Medical XI and Asat of MRH Sunrisers were awarded a yellow card each.