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United Friends and JAC win
Correspondent, Kohima, Oct 6 (NPN):
Published on 7 Oct. 2008 12:35 AM IST
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United Friends XI and Junior Anchor Club (JAC) registered wins to move into pre-quarter-finals at the ongoing 9th NSF Martyrs Memorial trophy. On Monday, in the first match, United Friends XI blanked Naga Hospital Colony (NHC) 3-0. NHC’s captain T. Supong Yaten earned a dubious distinction to become the first player to score a suicide goal. He headed the ball inside own net in the 4th minute. United Friends XI increased the margin in 15th minute from Tsapong. One minute from the long whistle Neitsi-u grounded home the third goal for United Friends XI. In the second match of the day, Junior Anchor Club edged out One Brother One Sister (OBOS) Club Pfustero 4-2 vie tie-breaker after both teams remained 2-2 in the stipulated time. Kuolietuo Kets netted both the goals for Junior Anchor Club in the 22nd and 44th minutes, while Vetazo Puro also grounded home for OBOS Club in the 33rd and in dying moments of the game. In the tie-breaker, Junior Anchor Club found the net through Ngusalie Kire, Rukhriezetuo Sochu, Kezevilhou Kets and Kuolietuo kets , while OBOS scorers were Senowalo Koza and Neingupe Koza. Meanwhile, the publicity committee has rectified the scorer name of Saturday match between Life Sports Dimori Cove and XI Brothers. The first goal in the first minute should as read Benlo Kemp of Life Sports and not Jesse Thong. Thus Benlo Kemp becomes the 7th player to score hat-trick in the tournament.

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