Shillong, Dec 31: Shillong Lajong FC concluded their campaign in the All India Football Federation’s U-17 boys’ Elite League with a 3-0 victory over Jamshedpur FC in Imphal today.

This was Lajong’s first win after three successive draws and they thus finish unbeaten, though only third in the group, behind Classic Football Academy (of Manipur) and East Bengal.

Only the 10 group winners and six best second-placed teams will progress from the group stage.

Mebannangkiew Thabah (11′), M Nihaar (16′) and Player of the Match Varjelous Shylla (61′) scored Lajong’s goals on a successful day, with coach Bobby Lyngdoh Nongbet describing it as a “scintillating performance”.

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