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St. Mary’s CHSS, DBHSS enter last-8

Correspondent Kohima, Jul 9 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/9/2019 12:01:36 PM IST

St. Mary’s Cathedral Higher Secondary School and Don Bosco Higher Secondary School have entered the quarterfinal round of the 3rd Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament 2019 played at IG Stadium, Kohima on Tuesday.

In the first match, St. Mary’s Cathedral Higher Secondary School defeated Chandmari Higher Secondary School 2-0. 

Chandmari team got off a better start and dominate the game with counter attacks but failed to break the deadlock in the first half. 

St. Mary’s captain Jigme scored in the 57th minute and in the injury time, Viva struck the winning goal (61 minute) to hand St. Mary’s Cathedral Higher Secondary School the win. 

St. Mary’s Cathedral Higher Secondary School will now play against Mount Carmel HSS in the quarterfinal match on July 11.  

Meanwhile, Don Bosco Higher Secondary School overcame Christ King Higher Secondary School vie tie-breaker 4-2 after the match ended 1-1.

During the match, Don Bosco HSS opened the scoring in the 23rd minute through Khriesizo. 

Four minutes later, Mhaphruolhou Sekhose got the equaliser for Christ King HSS to end the first half 1-1. 

In second half, both teams failed to break the deadlock. Even at the additional time of 15 minutes, the match was evenly contested and remained 1-1 draw.

Hardluck for Christ King HSS who defeated defending champions Loyola School in their first match of the tournament as the penalty shootout went in favour of Don Bosco HSS and knocked the team out of the tournament.   

Don Bosco HSS will now play against Minister’s Hill Baptist HSS in the quarterfinals round of the tournament on July 11. 

Today’s fixture 

1st quarter final: 1:00 pm

GHSS vs John GHSS Viswema 

2nd 2uarter final: 2:40 pm

Rüzhükhrie GHSS Vs Baptist High Kohima

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