Shillong Lajong Football Club Beats Prayag Utd,Enters Final Phase Of Under-20 I LeagueApril 21, 2012
In their final group match,Shillong Lajong Football Club defeated Prayag United by a solitary goal in Kalyani today,and thereby qualifying for the final phase,along with Prayag United.Although they lost to the Lajong boys, Prayag still qualified, by virtue of Mohun Bagan’s loss to East Bengal earlier today, by 3 goals.
The match started off with Prayag dominating the first half,but the Shillong lads came back strongly in the second half. The Lajong boys created many chances for themselves, as they seek an outright win and advance to the final phase.Their efforts were rewarded when,in the 76th minute,Donboklang Nongkynrih released the ball for Redeem Tlang who made no mistake in shooting the ball past the goalkeeper.Shillong Lajong were without the services of mid-fielder Zodingliana,who had to sit out due to a suspension,but made light of the disadvantage,with a superb display in the second half.
The Shillong Lajong boys will now take on the qualifiers from the other groups in the Final phase of the competition,which would be held in Kalyani.