Ministers’ Hill Baptist HSS routs TM Govt HSS, enter Pool B final
Kohima, July 6 (EMN): Gideon Leo scored four goals in a 6-0 rout of TM Government HSS to help Ministers’ Hill Baptist Higher Secondary School enter Pool B final of the ongoing 1st Kohima District Inter-School Football tournament at Kohima local ground on Thursday.
Four goals from the captain of MHBHSS and a brace from Sasang Sithlou made sure they secured a semifinal berth at the tournament, organised by Royal Club Kohima and School Education department.
After Ministers’ Hill Baptist HSS took the early lead in the 11th minute through Gideon Leo, he did some masterful dribbling as his volley passed the defenders to score the second goal in the 29th minute. Within two minutes time, he completed his hat-trick in the 31st minute and became the 3rd hat trick scorer of the tournament.
As TM Govt. HSS side’s defense fell to pieces with poor defending, Sasang Sithlou seized the opportunity to score another goal in the 46th minute after the lemon break. He went on to score his second goal in the 59th minute.
Despite the numerous attacks, TM Government School failed to breach the defensive line, and the Ministers’ Hill goalkeeper was kept quiet for the entire match.
With the clock running out of time, Gideon piled up more misery for TM Govt. HSS as he scored another goal in 87th minute to complete the rout to end the match 6-0. The lone yellow card was shown to Shesay of TM Govt. HSS in the 47th minute.
The saga for TM Govt. HSS came to an end in the tournament after suffering a humiliating defeat 6-0 in the hands of Ministers’ Hill Baptist HSS.
In Pool A final, Mt. Sinai HSS will compete against the winner of St. Marys’ HSS vs G. Rio School on July 10 while in the Pool B final; Ministers’ Hill Baptist HSS will face with the winner of Mt. Hermon HSS vs Riizhiikhrie HSS on July 11.
During the semifinal matches, the winner of Pool A will compete with the loser of Pool B and the loser of Pool A will compete with the winner of Pool B.