Assam in main round of 73rd Santosh Trophy
Our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI: Assam qualified for the final round of the 73rd Santosh Trophy Soccer Championship defeating Manipur in their last group League match in North East Qualifying round in Aizawl today. Assam won the tie 2-1.
Both the sides went into the ground with an aim to earn full three points as a victory was required to earn next round berth. Manipur started the game well and were even successful to take the lead in the first half.
However Assam came back strongly in the second half and scored not only the equalizer but also the winning goal too. The match was 63rd minutes when Milan Basumatary scored the equalizer. Bishnu Bordoloi hammered the last nail in Manipur’s coffin just one minute before the final whistle.
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