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Santosh Trophy – Mizoram and Punjab emerge victorious on day 2

Goa, Mar 13: 2014 champions Mizoram started their campaign with a 3 – 1 win over Maharashtra in a group B match played at the GMC Bambolim Stadium.

V. Lalmalwsma Vanchhawng’s 8th minute goal gave Mizoram early lead. In the 12th minute Under-21 player Rahul Das’ goal helped Maharashtra draw parity. Lalfakzuala’s goal in the 44th minute ensured that the north-eastern side went into half time leading 2-1. In the 51st minute, F Lalrinpuia scored the third goal for Mizoram.

In the second match of the day played at Rosary Ground in Navelim, Punjab defeated Railways 2-1. Under-21 player Manvir Singh’s 16th minute goal ensured that Punjab went into the break leading 1-0. In the second half Railways tried to draw parity and their efforts bore fruit aswell when in the Rajesh Soosanayakam scored in the 59th minute. However, Railways’ joy was short lived as Rajbir Singh’s goal put Punjab back in lead.

Final Score:

Match 3: Mizoram – 3 (V. Lalmalwsma Vanchhawng 8’, Lalfakzuala 44’, F Lalrinpuia 51’) beat Maharashtra– 1 (Rahul Das 12’)

Match 4: Punjab – 2 (Manvir Singh 16’, Rajbir Singh 60’) beat Railways – 1 (Rajesh Soosanayakam 59’)

Santosh Trophy – West Bengal and Goa register wins on opening day

Goa, Mar 12: West Bengal beat Chandigarh 1 – 0 in a group A Santosh Trophy match played today at Rosary Ground in Navelim here on Sunday.

SK Faiz’s goal in the 90th minute of the match helped 31 times champion West Bengal collect three points from the fixture that otherwise looked destined to heading for a goal-less draw.

Hosts Goa overcame Meghalaya 2 – 1 in another group A match played at the GMC Bambolim Stadium. Latesh Mandrekar put Goa in the lead in the 50th minute. In the 52nd minute, Liston Colaco doubled the lead for the hosts. Enestar Malngiang’s goal in the 55th minute raised hopes for the team from North-east. However, the host’s defence managed not to concede any other goal.

After today’s matches, West Bengal and Goa have three points each from one game while Chandigarh and Meghalaya are yet to open their account.

Final Score:

Match 1: West Bengal – 1 (SK Faiz 90′) beat Chandigarh – 0

Match 2: Goa – 2 (Latesh Mandrekar 50’, Liston Colaco 52’) beat Meghalaya – 1 (Enestar Malngiang 55’)