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MDFA: NU Lumami and Zonipang SA registers win, Unicorn FC and SSS draw

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Players of Unicorn FC, in blue, and SSS Blue in action during the second day of the on-going MDFA Trophy at the Imkongmeren Sports Complex in Mokokchung on Wed. Oct. 10. (EM Images)

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Mokokchung, Oct. 10 (EMN): NU Lumami and Zonipang SA registered wins in their respective matches while the match between Unicorn FC and SSS Blue ended in a draw at the on-going MDFA Trophy 2018, at the Imkongmeren Sports Complex on Wed. Oct. 10.

NU Lumami won 1-0 against Mosaic. The lone goal for NU Lumami was scored by striker Tongpangmeren in the 40th minute while Pursanen of NU Lumami was awarded a yellow card in the 37th minute of the match.

The second match between Unicorn FC and SSS Blue ended in a draw with both the teams failing to score any goal till the last minute. Both the teams made equal attempts but failed miserably to convert into a winning goal.

In the last match, defending champion Zonipang registered their first win of the tournament against YA Marepkong. Both the team played aggressively from the start, however, Zonipang managed to score first through Salu Kulim in the 14th minute.

Marepkong tried every inche to strike an equaliser, however, they could not penetrate the formidable defence of Zonipang. The second half of the match was dominated by YA Marepkong with ball possession of 60-40. YA Marepkong had managed to land 7 goals on -target in the second half but could not equalise. Ketho Zahapu of SA Zonipang FC was given a yellow card in the 62nd minute of the game.

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