Shillong, Jun 28: The 160 teams that signed up for the Super 5 five-a-side football tournament have been whittled down to 40 as the competition moved into the third round.
Among the matches here today, the standout saw a David and Goliath battle between Sky Hawks and African United, the latter a team comprising professional footballers drawn from African countries.
The more diminutive and unfavoured Davids, however, held off the Goliaths until full time ended 0-0 and then won the game on penalties.
There was no shortage of goals in the match between Nongkyndong FC and Evergreen, however, with Robert Khongjoh of the former scoring seven goals as his team won 8-0.
Today’s Round 2 results:
Precious FC beat Jopbeit FC on penalties
Tyrphat 7 beat FRN’Z United on penalties
Forever Living beat Noobs FC on penalties
Promising SS&CC beat The Reject V2 on penalties
Sky Hawks beat African United on penalties
Eastern Brother’s Club beat Three Pine (A) on penalties
Lamasai FC 3 – 0 Lumphira FC
Friends United (Umlyngka) 3 – 1 Bishnapur FC
Mawpat (Circle II) 3 – 0 Phoenix Rising
Minion (A) progressed to the next round with a walkover after Tylli Lang FC (Pohkseh) did not show up.
Today’s Round 3 results:
Ishi Ngara beat United Friends on penalties
Sning FC (A) beat Liaison FC on penalties
Lumparing FC beat Para I United on penalties
Ialeh Ban Thep 4 – 1 Bravado FC
Gucci Gang 3 – 0 Friend FC
SAC (B) 3 – 1 Top Eleven FC
Pioneer FC 2 – 0 Lukai FC
Butcher FC 4 – 1 Sning FC (B)
War Jaintia FC 3 – 1 Tyllilang
(Photo contributed by Vivid Shillong)