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SAI Dmu, Nagaland Police B in last four
Correspondent Kohima, Aug 28 (NPN):
Published on 28 Aug. 2009 11:13 PM IST
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SAI Dimapur edged out Rachu Students Union (RSU), Viswema 2-0, and Nagaland Police B blanked Addax Club, Kohima 4-0, to enter into semifinals in the ongoing 15th Youth Soccer Championship (YSC) played at local ground, Kohima, Friday. The tournament is being organized by Classic Club, Kohima on the theme, “March on the front”. SAI Dimapur will now face Nagaland Police B on Monday (August 31) at 3 pm in the second semi-final match. Goals from Benrithung and Lovito in the second half sealed the victory for SAI Dimapur in the first match. Benrithung found the net in the 47th minute (1st goal) while Lovito ensured his team the victory in the 63rd minute (2nd goal). Lovito also became the highest goal scorer of the tournament with five goals to his kitty. Three players- Chengwang and Guithang (Both SAI, Dimapur) and Vikekul Sothu (RSU) were cautioned by the referee for their unsporting behaviour. Earlier, Vitsozol Sothu of RSU missed as many as real scoring chances in the 20th, 31st and 46th minutes respectively, he also had a chance in the 46th minute but his powerful shot was cleared by Guithang (SAI) on the goal mouth. In the last quarterfinal match, led by Sakutemjen two goals and one goal each from Lipoksashi and Tiasunep Nagaland Police B thrashed Addax Club Kohima to secure their semifinal berth. Sakutemen found the net in the 12th (1st goal) and 70th (4th goal) minutes respectively, while Lipoksashi and Tiasunep found their name on the score sheet in the 27th (2nd) and in the 60th (3rd) minutes of the match. Kedithungbo and Tiasunep (Both Nagaland Police B) and Pekruneituo Khezhie (Addax) were awarded a yellow card by the referee. Meanwhile, the team managers of four semi-finalist teams - Seso FC, Excel United Club Kohima, SAI Dimapur and Nagaland Police B have been informed to submit their players’ and coaches bio-data before the start of the their respective matches to the Classic Club, Kohima. Saturday’s Matches : 1st Semifinal Seso FC Vs Excel United Club: 3.00 pm

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