Sunday, November 27, 2022

NSF Martyr’s Trophy: New Market, Lajong in semifinals


New Market FC and Shillong Lajong FC joined Fifa FC and Ura Uvie FC in the last four stages by winning their respective quarter final matches at IG Stadium, here on Saturday.
In the third quarter final match, New Market overcame Red Scars FC 3-1.
New Market’s Petevizo Kezio scored the first goal in the 48th second which has turned out to be the fastest goal of the trophy so far.
The equalizer goal came from the boots of Elminhao Kilong in the 15th minute.
However, after 10 minutes of the equaliser, New Market’s Yhunshalo Kemp doubled the team’s score in the 35th minute.
Top scorer so far in this edition, Rhitso Mero netted the final goal to take his team into the semifinal. Sanyem Salem was named man of the match.
In the last quarterfinal, Shillong Lajong decimated Unity FC Meriema 9-0.
Chanmitre opened the account for Lajong in the 18th minute.
And soon the barrage of goals continued as Yohan, Kladajied, Aman, Samuel, Ioanis and Everbright all netted a goal each in the 27th, 34th, 41st, 45th, 53rd and 67th minutes of the game respectively.
The final two goals for the team were added by Henry Ford in the 82nd and 90th minutes.
The man of the match was awarded to Aman Ahlawat.
Meanwhile, the organisers, Angami Students’ Union has informed that Headhunters had been banned from participation in the trophy for the next three years.
ASU informed the media that following the walk out of Head Hunters in the first quarter final match, the jury board had taken the decision to ban the club for the next three years with immediate effect.
The decision to ban the team was taken on the grounds of disciplinary action in accordance with By Law Rule no 26.
Meanwhile, ASU informed that the jury board had also resolved the appeal of Jotsoma Youth Organisation’s three year ban which came into effect in 2019.
ASU said since the ban had expired, their frevent appeal to participate in the next edition has been granted.

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