Nagaon, Oct. 23: Sngi Lumlang, Umrangsu, defeated hosts Flourish Youth Club 2-0 in a first round match of the 9th Chief Executive Member Cup Football Tournament organised by Dima Hasao Sports Association at NL Daolagupu sports complex in Haflong today.
Sngi Lumlang led 1-0 till the end of the first half.
In the 15th minute Sngi Lumlang right winger Ribait Phawa missed a beautiful pass by striker Khamigit Lyngdoh.
Phawa’s speedy shot touched the bar.
Rival goalkeeper Lalrosung Sungte skilfully resisted Phawa’s second attempt in the 33rd minute.
In the 45th minute, Sngi Lumlang midfielder Heimowmi Shylla captured the ball from rival leftwinger Laledentaar and passed it to Phawa.
Phawa’s precise corner shot (his third attempt) brought the first goal of the match.
Sngi Lumlang substitute Fiveky Shylla made best use of a pass from striker Khamigit Lyngdoh to score the second goal for the Umrangsu team in the 56th minute.
Flourish player Lalrocianga Ngente was cautioned with a yellow card for unsporting behaviour in the 36th minute.
“In comparison to Sngi Lumlang hosts Flourish has weak defence,” said Neel Bahadur Chhetry. Fiangpui Youth Club defeated Warriors of Waimijing 5-3 in another first round match on Tuesday.
Kukisthan Youth Club meets 107 Territorial Army in a second round match tomorrow.