By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jun 4 : Lamkang Brothers and SS Mohring teams triumph as the 2nd Veteran Football Tournament organised by JHASA Youth kicked off at Mini Sports Complex Chandel.
Lamkang Brothers kicked off the 14-team knock-out tournament with a 3-2 win over Bujuur Veteran FC as SK Bungthot (19'), SK Benjamin (45') and Th Warngam (65') netted a goal each.
Ashok helped Bujuur Veteran FC pull back a goal in the 52nd minute and Minthang further reduced the margin with his goal in the 61st minute but their efforts to come to level terms fell short and eventually Lamkang Brothers won 3-2 and book a quarter final berth. They either face New Wangparel FC or Sudden Plan on June 9.
In yet another competitive outing of the opening day, SS Mohring edged out Japhou Veteran 2-1 to enter the last 8 stage of the tournament. Thangliamung (9') and Surash (59') scored for the winning team as Ng Holy scored the consolation goal for Japhou Veteran team.
On Monday, Unapal Veteran FC will play Liwa Sarei Veteran FC from 12 pm while Monsang Pantha will play The Veterans FC later from 2 pm.