Imphal, May 30: North Eastern English School edged past Development High School by 5-4 goals during the sudden death stage in the qualifying rounds of the Imphal East District Level Subroto Mukherjee U-17 Boys’ Football Tournament at Khuman Lampak sports complex.
North Eastern got an early goal in the 6th minute from K. Luckychand to dominate the proceedings. Development High School netted the equaliser in the 51st minute from Ch. Anand.
At the penalty stage, Ch. Anand, Th. Ricky and L. Fimate scored for Development.
Y. Dinachandra, Tyson and Md Imran scored for North Eastern to level scores 4-4.
In sudden death, Md Aulat struck the clincher for North Eastern.
In the other matches, Keibi High School beat Don Bosco Imphal 6-0. Khundrakpam Public School beat Takhel Sanjenbam 5-4. Yourbung High School beat Lodestar Public School 3-0. Excellent Academy beat Oriental English School 5-0 and Brighter Academy beat Prime Rose 2-1 to moves into the next rounds.