Kohima, January 28 (NE): Home team Nagaland beats Arunachal Pradesh by 4-2 to secure the third spot in the North East Dr T Ao Trophy 2020 – third-fourth place match played today, January 28 at IG Stadium, Kohima.
Nagaland: Captain, Khwetelhi Thopi (No.23) scored first goal at 8th minute into the game, Rhitsho Mero (No. 10), scored second and third goals at 30th & 45th minute and Khwetelhi Thopi (No.23) scored the fourth goal at 87th minute for Nagaland team.
Arunachal Pradesh: Tarh Dolu (No. 10) scored first goal at 34 minutes into the game, R. D. Karma (No. 17) scored second goal at 50th minute for Arunachal Pradesh.
Closing Ceremony and final match between Sikkim and Mizoram is scheduled for this afternoon at 03:30 pm. Nagaland CM Shri Neiphiu Rio will grace the closing ceremony as the special guest at IG Stadium, Kohima.
Nagaland’s Rhitsho Mero (No. 10) is the leading goal scorer of the North East Dr T Ao Trophy 2020 with 10 goals, Nagaland team captain Khwetelhi Thopi (No. 23) is at second with 8 goals, followed by Arunachal Pradesh’s Avinash Kharel (No. 8) with 5 goals.