Shillong, Jun 11: Defending champions Shillong Lajong got their U-18 Shillong Premier League 2018 campaign off and running with a 2-1 victory over Sawmer here today.
Badonlang Rapsang bagged the opening goal for SLFC in less than 10 minutes after the kick-off and the lead was doubled in the 27th minute through Freestar Kharbangar.
This was Sawmer’s first ever match in the U-18 SPL and they did well enough not to conceded to mighty Lajong, but they failed to find a way back into the game, bar their 89th minute goal scored by Justerwell Tham.
Tomorrow Nangkiew Irat will take on Malki at 3:30PM.
Meanwhile, Lajong also released their list of players for the tournament:
Kevinson Bareh, Urbanity Makhroh, Rajat Paul Lyngdoh, Kitboklang Khyriem, Henry Ford Nongneng, Jefferson Kharbuli, Apborlang Kurbah, Iohborlang Lyngdoh Lyngkhoi, Lalfakzuala, Habymmutshuh Nongrum, Baiaikara Swer, Freestar Kharbangar, Batskhemlang Thangkhiew, Joshua Vanlal Rinlianangente, Remark Kharmalki, Badonlang Rapsang, Glenny Godfrey Lynrah, Bankyrshan Syiemlieh, Fairlystar Suting
(Photo contributed by Shillong Lajong FC. Lajong are in white, Sawmer red)