Nagaon, Sept. 29: Defending champions Langsning Football Club edged past hosts Redial Club 1-0 in the first quarter-final league match of the 65th Independence Day Cup football tournament organised by Nowgong Sports Association at Nurul Amin Stadium here today.
Langsning striker Lansing K. Unruid scored the winning goal through a penalty in the 21st minute of the match.
Despite rain, hundreds of soccer lovers gathered at the stadium for the match today.
Langsning, Green Valley and Redial are in group A in the quarter-final league. Assam Police (Blues), Assam Rifles and Oil India Ltd are in group B.
Tomorrow, Assam Police (Blues) take on Assam Rifles in the second quarter-final league match.
The final is on October 7.
Amba Medhi football: Defending champion Green Valley SC will take on Assam State Electricity Board SC in the final of the 34th Amba Medhi Football tournament at Mangaldoi Stadium on October 1. In the second semi-final today, Green Valley defeated Food Corporation of India, Guwahati by a solitary goal.