Aizawl wins while AIFF U19 held to a draw in Independence Cup in Mizoram

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Great Sports Independence Day Football 2017 saw both I-league champions Aizawl FC and AIFF U19 team in action today.

I-League champions Aizawl FC played their final Group A fixture against group leaders Ramhlun North FC today and came out victors with a 2-1 win.

Aizawl FC took the lead in the 20th minute with a strike from Rochharzela. They doubled their lead in the second half when Kareem Omlaja struck from the penalty spot.

Ramhlun North FC battled back and scored through Lalliansanga but their efforts were not enough for them to secure a point.

The second match of the day saw an entertaining encounter between Bethlehem Vengthlang FC and the AIFF Under 19 team.

A goalless first half saw plenty of action with the MPL club edging the Indian youngsters. BVT FC scored right after the restart through Vanlalthanga but the Indian Colts equalised 8 minutes laters with Lalawmpuia finding the net.

Today’s results :

12:15 PM Aizawl FC 2-1 Ramhlun North FC
(Rochharzela 20′, Kareem Omlaja 59′,(p) (Lalliansanga 64′)

02:30 PM Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 1-1 AIFF U 19
(Vanlalthanga 48′) (Lalawmpuia 56′)

August 5, AR Lammual Fixtures
12:15 PM Chanmari FC vs Chanmari West FC
02:30 PM Mizoram Police FC vs Rhino Charge