Shillong, Dec 20: Langsning and Rangdajied United have set themselves up as the lead contenders for Group B’s top spot, and thus a place in the semifinals, of the inaugural Meghalaya State League after winning their respective matches on Wednesday.
There was no let-up in Langsning’s form as they defeated Pyndem Umbri 8-0 in the morning match in Bhoirymbong, adding on to their 7-0 triumph on Saturday.
Later, Rangdajied and Shilliang Umdoh were involved in a nine-goal thriller, with RUFC coming through as 6-3 winners.
With two wins apiece Langsning and Rangdajied are at the top of Group B, with the former ahead on goal difference (+15 to +7 respectively). Friday’s match between the two sides will thus be the deciding, and fascinating, encounter.
Group A (Jowai): Umlatkhur vs Jalaphet Lumsachram at 11:00am; Niaw Wasa vs Raliang at 2:00pm
Group C (Mairang): Mawten vs Pyndengrei at 11:00am; Tynrongmaw vs Malki at 2:00pm
Group D (Ampati): Resu Conventus vs Ampati at 11:00am; Druma Sandruma vs Warima at 2:00pm