The Meghalaya soccer team cruised into the final round of the Santosh Trophy after a 1-0 win over Mizoram in the North East Zone qualifiers held at Aizawl on Friday.
According to information, Meghalaya won the match with by 1-0 against Mizoram with the goal from Kynsaibor.
It may be mentioned that the Meghalaya Football Association (MFA) selected a 20-member squad for the Santosh Trophy North East Zone qualifiers drawing from Ri-Bhoi and Khasi-Jaintia Hills.
The team has been led by coach Khlain Pyrkhat Syiemlieh.
Earlier, Meghalaya drew with Tripura and Mizoram in Group A. In Group B there are four teams – Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland.
According to reports, Assam earned full points against Arunachal Pradesh in the league matches of the North East qualifying round of Santosh Trophy at Aizawl on Friday. Assam won by 2-1.
In the Meghalaya team there are Frolicson Dkhar (West Jaintia Hills), Kenio Lyngkhoi (East Khasi Hills) as goalkeepers.
The defenders of the Meghalaya squad are Brolington Warlarpih (East Khasi Hills), Batskhem Tariang (West Jaintia Hills), Donborlang Nongkynrih (East Khasi Hills), Arnesius Marwein (U-21, East Khasi Hills), Mediphrangki Pohlong (U-21, West Jaintia Hills), Banpynkhrawnam Nongkhlaw (East Khasi Hills), Niawkorlang Kyndiah (West Jaintia Hills), Skhemthik Salahe (U-21, East Jaintia Hills), Samuel Shadap (East Khasi Hills).
The midfielders are Rimitre Thma (West Jaintia Hills), Roikhihbha Nongtdu (East Jaintia Hills), Chanmitre Thma (West Jaintia Hills), Ronald Lyngdoh Nonglait (Ri-Bhoi).
The forwards of the Meghalaya team are Ebormi Buam (West Jaintia Hills), Damonlang Pathaw (U-21, East Khasi Hills), Raikutshisha Buam (U-21, East Jaintia Hills), Kynsaibor Lhuid (West Jaintia Hills), Donlad Diengdoh (West Khasi Hills).
The officials who have accompanied the Meghalaya players are Khlain Pyrkhat Syiemlieh (Head Coach), Dious Lapasam (Assistant Coach), Matheus Khyriem (Manager), Sandarson Kharbyngar (Physio).
The Shillong Lajong FC through its official Twitter handle has congratulated the Meghalay team for cruising into the final round of the Northeast Zone qualifiers of Santosh Trophy tournament.
Meghalaya has cruised to the final round of the Santosh Trophy after a 1-0 win over Mizoram today in the North East Zone Qualifiers.
Goal from Kynsaibor.
Congratulations and all the best for the Final Round ?#SantoshTrophy
Photo Courtesy: Mizoram Football Association pic.twitter.com/esbKFXDwR0
— Shillong Lajong FC (@lajongfc) February 15, 2019