By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, April 22: Assam almost ensured a berth in the semi fil of the T Ao Soccer championship defeating Aruchal Pradesh by 4-0 at the Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium here today. It was the second consecutive win for the host and they are now leading the group 'A' point table with 6 points..
Like the first game Assam domited in the second one also and opened the account in the 38th minutes through Jeelandra Brahma. Host increased the margin in the second half when Maneswar Musahari scored the second goal in the 64 minutes. Later Chayaram Basumatari scored two more goals in 78 and 92 minutes respectively. The second goal of Chayaram was the spectacular one. His curving corner shot went into the goal without giving any chance to the opponent goalkeeper.
Earlier in the othr match of the day Sikkim beat galand by a solitary goal and earned full points. Sikkim domited the match right from the start and created several opportunities but only once successful to put the ball inside the net. Nima Lepcha scored the goal however Shansha Ansari should also get some credit. His beautiful shot hit the crossbar before return into the ground and unmarked Nima Lepcha made no mistake to send it inside the net.