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Two games see six goals and two draws in the Mizoram Premier League Round VI

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The intensity of the Mizoram Premier League is rising up every time the teams take the pitch.

The final fixture of round 6 of the Mizoram Premier League season 6 ended in an entertaining albeit goalless draw against champions Chanmari FC and Bethlehem Vengthlang FC.

After a slip up from league leaders Chhinga Veng FC early on in the day, it was a good opportunity for both teams to gain more ground towards the top of the table.

And both teams were determined to get a result from the get-go. Bethlehem Vengthlang FC struck the bar early on with an effort from Rammawia, while Vanlalbiaa could not find the target for Chanmari FC.

Both teams seem to cancel out each other as MS Dawngzela's goal was ruled offside just to minutes after the same thing happened to Alex Whitemore at the other end.

Bethlehem Vengthlang FC were given a golden chance on the 37th minute after they had won a penalty. Lalrammawia stepped up but his effort was brilliantly saved by Lalmuanawma.

The action continued in the same manner after the break as Vanlalthanga and Lalrammawia were thwarted by Chanmari FC's custodian Lalmuanawma.

The champions did not fare better themselves as Alex Whitemore could not find the target while Muanzova and Muanawma provided sparks but could not find the end target.

Chanmari FC's Muanawma proved a hero late on with a brilliant save against Lalrammawia to deny BVT FC a late goal.

Muanawma was deservedly named the man of the match for his heroic efforts on goal for the current champions.


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League leaders Chhinga Veng FC were almost dealt their first defeat of this season's league campaign in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Ramhlun North FC. Lalrinchhana scored a stoppage-time equalizer to maintain his side's undefeated streak in all competitions this season.

Ramhlun North FC struck the first blow after just 3 minutes when Lalremruata headed in a corner from Rinfela.

Chhinga Veng responded soon after when Lalkhawpuimawia and Laldampuia scored in the space of five minutes to give their side the lead.

Ramhlun North FC had chances to equalize before halftime but Rinfela, Remruata and Jessy missed their opportunities while Malsawmfela could not beat goalkeeper Rinhlua at the other end.

RNFC began the second half just like the first period and threatened through Toky Zomuanpuia and their goalscorer Lalremruata.

 

Aizawl FC, the defending I-league champions, are surely and steadily rising up the table

Chhinga Veng FC found it hard to carve out clear chances and were punished late on when V. Lalchhuanawma scored two late on.

The lead looked enough for Ramhlun North FC but Chhinga Veng FC ensured themselves of a point when midfielder Lalrinchhana converted Malsawmfela's delivery late in stoppage time.

RNFC's livewire Lalrinfela was named man of the match.

Published: Sat Sep 30, 2017 04:47 PM IST

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