Kohima: The last goal by Kevisanyü Peseyie of New Market FC in the 94th minute of the semi-final against A Yhome FC on Sunday night enabled the team to qualify for the final of the Kohima Super Cup as the scorecard read 2-1.
Shortly after the match started, A Yhome FC’s Punurü scored in the 2nd minute of the match. A Yhome FC took the lead during the first half of the game and it lasted until the 87th minute of the game when New Market FC’s Rhitso Mero scored the equalizer.
Nienu’s last minute goal gave his team the win as they play the final game against Barak FC on Tuesday at 5:30 PM.
Chairman of Nagaland Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board (NBOCWWB) Dr. Kekhrielhoulie Yhome will be honoring the final match as a special guest.
The tournament will be hosted by the Kohima Town Club (KTC) after a two-year hiatus. The two top teams managed to reach the final out of a total of 17 teams that took part in the tournament.
The winner of the tournament will take home a cash prize of Rs 1.80 lakh compared to Rs 1.20 lakh in 2020. The runner-up of the tournament will receive a cash prize of Rs 1.20 lakh. The teams of the semi-finalists will each receive Rs 30,000.
For the first time in this edition of the tournament, individual prizes for the best coach and best referee have also been introduced. While the Player of the Tournament will receive an amount of Rs 25,000, other individual winners including the Most Promising Player, Best Midfielder, Best Defender, Best Goalkeeper, Highest Scorer will each receive a cash award of Rs 10,000 each.
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