Government Boys Higher Secondary School Jowai defeated Chattisgarh, 11-0 in the Subroto Cup in their opening game on Friday.
Yami Longvah, (SLFC Academy) scored 4 goals and Jerimon Shylla and Heibormi Talang, scored 3 goals along and one goal was scored by Chanmitri Thma (SLFC Academy).
Coach Bobby Nongbet said that even though they scored many goals in the opening game, they still need to work hard in various areas in which they are weak. He also said that, Chattisgarh is not a strong team and Government Boys scored two quick goals which added a lot of pressure in the opposing team.
The team from SAI withdrew participation from the tournament, hence, Government boys from Shillong earns a walk over giving them a tally of 6 points and will now face Sainik School on the 9th of September to book a place in the quarter finals.