Wednesday, December 7, 2022

PDFL: Puiteing FC to face Native Feathers in final

Puiteing FC will play Native Feathers in the final of the first Peren District Football League (PDFL) 2022 at Jalukie ‘B’ village ground on Saturday.
Puiteing FC, which emerged as the champions of Peren District Football League (PDFL) champions defeated Lekie Mtei FC 2-0 in the semifinal on Friday.
The first half was dominated by Lekie Mtei FC however, they missed several scoring opportunities. In the second half, Paolenngam struck twice and put Puiteing FC in the front in the 73rd and 85th minutes which was enough to seal the final berth.
Lekie Mtei FC did put up a fight in search of an equalizer but Puiteing FC made no error and kept their opponent in check from scoring.
ADC Peren, Keyirangding Hegui graced the first semifinal as the match patron.
After the first semifinal match, a short programme was held for distribution of prize for the league champions where Puiteing FC received Rs. 1 lakh with a trophy.
In the second semifinal match, Native Feathers FC beat Barak FA 2-1 to set up a summit clash with Puiteing FC.
Barak FA pressed on the Native Feathers’ danger area in the early part of the game which was paid off as Dihube struck in the 24th minute. The first session ended 1-0 in favour of Barak FA.
After the break, Native Feathers came back strongly and Khiuwangbo Kaurintah converted the spot kick in the 59th minute to level the scoreline.
However, after a good spell of attacking play, the momentum swung in favour of Native Feathers as Khiuwangbo Kaurintah scored the second and winning goal in the 75th minute to take his team into the final. The match was graced by ADC Jalukie, T.L. Kiusumong Tikhir as match patron.

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