44 team enter knockout round of KFA's Open Night Tourney

Our Correspondent
KANGPOKPI, Nov 7 : As the league round of the ongoing 5th Edition of Kuki Football Academy's Open Night Tournament culminated yesterday night, 44 teams out of 66 entered the knockout round slated to begin from November 8 evening.
Two teams each, pool winners and runners up, in the 22 pools made it to the knockout round.
In the last league round matches played yesterday evening, D Phaihel Youth Club sealed a 2-0 win over Chavang FC Kholep to book a knockout round berth courtesy J Mang (35') and Laljalen (47).
In the second match, L3 Brothers Memorial Team Laloi played out a 1-1 draw with Golngai FC to enter the knockout round.
Haominthang (20') scored for Golngai FC only to be equalised the next minute by Kaigougin of L3 Brothers Memorial Team Laloi.
In the third match, SMT Pangjang were held to a goalless draw by Saitu. Despite the draw SMT Pangjang entered the knockout round as the Pool D winners.