Chandel Veteran FootballThe Veteran FC set up quarter final date with Slumber Boots

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jun 6 : The Veteran FC edged out Monsang Pantha 4-1 to set up a quarter final date with Slumber Boots in the ongoing 2nd Veteran Football Tournament organised by  JHASA Youth at Mini Sports Complex Chandel.
The Veteran FC and Monsang Pantha failed to materialise any of their chances in the opening half but NL Kohringam broke the stalemate in the 41st minute and handed The Veteran FC the lead.
Monsang Pantha fought back with TS Jackson finding the equaliser in the 50th minute but SR Manshi helped The Veteran FC regain the lead in the 67th minute before NL Kohringam rose again for yet another goal in the 73rd minute and made it 3-1.
ST Mothawar then took honour to fire home the decisive goal in the 74th minute of the match. The Veteran FC meet Slumber Boots on June 8 from 2 pm.
Earlier in the day, Unapal FC beat Sarei Veteran FC by 4-3 goals on penalties after a goalless draw in the regulation time.
In the shoot-out, Abonte, Yaima, Benjamin and Dalung scored for Unapal FC while TS Parchung, SH Priyobarta and TS Charshing scored for Sarei Veteran FC.
Unapal FC will meet SS Mohring MT in a quarter final match on June 8 from 12 pm.
Tomorrow, New Wangparal FC will play Sudden Plan from 12 am before Liwa Changning take Changnhe Veteran  for their places in the quarter finals.