Kohima, January 22 (NE): North East Dr T Ao Trophy 2020, in the second group match against Tripura, team Nagaland finishes in style by defeating Tripura by 13-0 and holds number one spot in Group A point table.
The second Group-A match for the home team Nagaland against Tripura started at 04:30 pm at IG Stadium, Kohima. It was a spectacular performance by the team Nagaland which dominated the match from the beginning giving no chance for the opponent.
Rhitsho Mero (No. 10) scores 5 goals, Khwetelhi Thopi (No 23) scores 4 goals, Haotinmang Thomsong (No. 21), Sinenlo Kath (No. 6), Ratobe N. Poireng (No. 17) and Kethosielie Zatsu (No. 16) scores one goal each – for Nagaland team.
Last 15 minutes, team Tripura played with 10 players after Himangshu Talukdar (No. 8) walks out with a red card. Tripura is yet to score a goal in the NE Dr T Ao Trophy 2020. In the previous match against Manipur, Tripura conceded 11 goals.
Next match for the home team Nagaland is against Manipur on January 24, 2020 at 04:30pm. This will be the last group match for both Nagaland and Manipur. The winners of this match will hold Number one position in Group-A table.