Diphu, Aug 11: Rongkuroi Baptist Fellowship and Karbi Anglong Presbyterian Church (KAPC) on Saturday overpowered their opponents during their respective match at the ongoing 3rd Inter Church football league 2019 at Christian English School playground, Diphu on Sunday.
Rongkuroi Baptist Fellowship defeated Taralangso Baptist Fellowship 3-0 in the first match of the day.
Sarhon Phangcho scored the first goal for Rongkuroi in 23rd minute while Lipson Rongphar and Albinus Rongphar added the tally by scoring one goal each. All the goals were scored in an exciting first half.
In the second match, both KAPC (B) and DBCMM started the game cautiously. After hard fight, KAPC (B) managed to find a breakthrough in the 17th minute through Dhoneswar Kro. The DBCMM team could not match up to the score despite few close chances.
After the break, DBCMM sprang up rigidly and Thengklong Rongpi managed to find the net in the 49th minutes. The score remained 1-1.
With no other option the umpire decided for the dreaded penalty shootout where KAPCC (B) won 4-3 against DBCMM to enter in the next round of the tourney.