Our Correspondent
Kohima | September 21


Veracious FC Phek, Tiema-Khe, Kidima, Medziphema Village SU and New Market XI today entered the second round after registering wins in their respective matches in the ongoing 16th edition of NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2015 at the Kohima Local Ground under the aegis of Angami Students’ Union.


In the first match of the day, Veracious FC Phek overpowered its rival Flamers FC Kohima 6-0.
Ripre Wetsah and Wesheko Mero contributed two goals each for Veracious FC while Wede Mero and Mheruwe netted a goal each.


Tiema-Khe Kidima smashed Junior Anchor Club Kohima 9-0 in the second match.
Sorhosiil Pucho scored the first goal for Tiema-Khe within 18 second, becoming the fastest goal scorer of the tournament so far. Jubilation was doing the rounds within the camp of Tiema-Khe as he contributed a second goal in the 6 minute. Zadutol Phinyo added another goal in the 12 minute.


Sorhosiil Pucho landed the first hat-trick of the tournament in the 16 minute.
A rain of goals surrounded the team as it gained two more goals from Zadutol Phinyo and Sorhosiil Pucho in the 22 and 28 minute respectively. Zadutol Phinyo netted another goal in the 44 minute, thereby figuring the second hat-trick of the tournament. Sorhosiil Pucho scored two more goals in the 66 and 68 minute, which accounted for double hat-trick.


Medziphema Village SU meanwhile defeated Dihoma Village SU 2-1 in the third match of the day.
Vikhrie and Kikrukhrielie netted a goal each for Medziphema Village SU in the 33 and 46 minute.
Dihoma Village SU found a lone goal through Rovisie Yashii.


In the last match of the day, New Market XI downed Zhavame SU Phek 5-0.
Osen Longkumer opened the account for New Market XI in the 15 minute. Achamo Shitiri increased the score tally in the 22nd minute and the team took the lead to 2-0 till the lemon break.


Velukho Rhakho increased the volume of gleeful fans by adding another goal to the team in the 37 minute. Yhunshalo Kemp increaded his team’s tally  by contributing two goals in the 54 and 56 minute.



Ist Match (9:30 AM):
Taurus FC Kohima vs Addax FC
2nd Match (11:00 AM):
Meriema Village YO vs
Venns United FC Kohima
3rd match: (12:30 PM):
Khulioh King Tuensang vs Katakhrie
4th Match (2:00 PM):
Kohima Science College vs Kings FC