GANGTOK, August 10.
Langshing SC, Shillong, has defeated D’zongri Football Club to reach the semi-final round today at the Independence Day Football Tournament for the Chogyal Sir Tashi Namgyal Memorial Cup played here at Paljor Stadium.
In the third quarter-final match, Langshing SC outplayed D’zongri FC by 6-1. With the goal of Ricky in the 16th minute, Langshing SC started to lead the match and with another goal by PK Theing in the injury time of the first half USFC able to keep its lead of 2-0 till first half.
However, a long range goal by Pema Tshering in the 47th minute for D’zongri FC not only decreased the goal margin but also encouraged his teammates and who made many attempts to equalize the game. With goals in series for Langshing, Donvok completed his brace in the 73rd and 82nd minutes and within 5 minutes his teammate Mumbanga scored another goal and during injury time of the second half, PK Theing also completed his brace. In the last quarter-final match, Sikkim Sports Academy will take PCM Mohan Bagan Academy on 11th August.
(Courtesy: Sikkim Mail)