Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Puiteing FC emerge as PDFL champions

Puiteing FC emerged as the champions of the first Peren District Football League (PDFL) 2022 organised by Peren District Football Association (PDFA) after defeating Benreu FC 3-1 at Jalukie ‘B’ village ground on Saturday.
Puiteing FC finished on top of the table with 18 points. Jangminlen of Puiteing FC drew the first blood in the 17th minute after which Wibonjibou scored in the 23rd and 51st minutes. The lone goal for Benreu FC was scored by Digumpeung in the 50th minute.
The top four teams- Puiteing FC, Native Feathers, Barak FA and Lekie Mtei FC will vie for PDFA Cup title as the league matches came to an end on Saturday. In the other match, Lekie Mtei FC beat Barak FA 3-2 to qualify for top four. The match witnessed equal display as Barak FA aimed for PDFL title while Lekie Mtei FC eyed top four finished. In the 23th minute, Kenumdi of Barak opened the account. But Lekie Mtei fought back and Poulinlung scored the equalizer in the 47th minute. Barak FA again took the lead in the 58th minute through Dihube’s strike. However, it was equalised by Haileuyibe of Lekie Mtei in the 63rd minute.
Two minutes later, Haileuyibe scored the winning goal to seal top four berths for Lekie Mtei.
Despite the lost, Barak FA secured top four slot as it finished behind second place Native Feather on 15 points. Prime FC hoped for top four ended as it lost to Nsong Area Sports Association (NASA) 1-2. It was also NASA first win of the league. Native Feathers stunned Northern Zeme Sports Association (NZSA) 7-2 and finished on second position. NZSA drew the first blood when Lungkiesing scored in the 10th minute. However it was equalised by Lamsanggin of Native Feathers in the 29th minute. It was followed by two goals from Ngugoolal in the 60th and 71st minutes. Khiuwangbo scored in the 67th minute for Native Feathers. The second goal for NZSA was scored by Ziepwa in the 80th minute.
However, Native Feathers’ Kindibo scored in the 86th minute and Kiuwangbo struck in the 89th minute to put Native Feathers in top four.

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