Sunday, February 5, 2023

Open Football: Diphupar Warriors beat NRSA 2-1; enter semifinals

Diphupar Warriors came from behind to beat Naga Rising Star Football Academy (NRSFA) 2-1 to book their place in the semifinals of the 2nd Open Football Tournament played at DDSC Stadium here on Monday.
Frank gave NRSFA an early lead in the 3rd minute. However, Diphupar Warriors fought back strongly as Thejasetuo leveled the scoreline in the 18th minute. Then in the 25th minute, Thamglenhao sealed the deal to guide his team into the last four stage.
Meanwhile, the fourth quarterfinal match between Red Scars and ZVYC has been postponed after heavy afternoon shower left large area of the pitch unplayable. The match has been rescheduled on Tuesday at 7 am. The tournament is organized by Dimapur District Football Referee Association in commemoration of its silver jubilee. The final will be played on September 14. On Tuesday, the semifinal will be graced by Dimapur GB’s Association president, Hokuto Zhimomi as match patron.
Detroit Tigers Vs Diphupar Football United: 1 pm
Diphupar Warriors Vs Winners of the 4th quarterfinal: 3 pm

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