The Indians gave a good account of themselves in the first half although the visitors dominated from start to finish and should have scored within the first 10 minutes.
In the semifinal Kanchanchara YDA branch will face Old Lamthung team of Nepalitila. In the quarterfinal match today Kanchanchara defeated Darchai by a minimum margin of 1-0.
Subrata Debbarma said,” For the first time ever India will take part in football world cup and the more exciting matter is about the Indian team as total 10 footballers have made their place in the squad from north east.
In the first round Tripura defeated Telengana, in the quarterfinal Tripura defeated Tamil Nadu and in the semifinal Tripura defeated Mumbai by 2-1.
With the initiative of Tripura Football Association, Home Women’s league football tournament will start from October 11.
At the end of the camp from the initial 21 footballers, 12 have been selected primarily as their names have been submitted to the office of Tripura Football association.
In the first semifinal today at Matinagar School field Matinagar A team defeated Matinagar School by 3-0. In the first half of the match Matinagar A team was advanced by 1-0.
From the start of the match Tripura played with 4-4-2 plan but after observing the opposition team for some time they changed their display and went for 4-4-3.
In the quarterfinal match on September 15 Tripura Sports School will face Goa as the match will be held at same venue from 7.00 am. The whole team took part in the practice session from evening.
Tripura has to defeat Bihar by a healthy margin which will be played tomorrow. On the other hand in today’s match Uttarakhand defeated Bihar by a huge margin of 5-0.
Coach Abu Taher has strong faith on the players as he believes that they will perform well in the tournament.
Bangladesh was advanced by 1-0 in the first half while scored the rest of the four goals in the second half.
On the other hand the third place decider match will be held tomorrow between Ramthakur College and Panisagar RCP College at 8.00 pm.
Last time this tournament held at Guwahati where Tripura won total 16 medals including 5 gold medals.
The champion team will be awarded with Rs 10,000 as prize money along with beautiful trophy while the runner up team will get Rs 5,000 along with beautiful prize.
Coach Haripurna Jamatia made it very much clear that against the strong Bangladesh side Tripura will play defensive football from the start.
Both the teams did their final preparations today for the match as both the teams will look forward to play their best to win the title
In the evening at Santirbazar community hall the tournament has been inaugurated by Fisheries minister Manindra Reang.
The stipulated time ended with 1-1 where Stephen Darlong scored the goal for winning team while Rodin Maiyah scored for the opposition.
In this tournament Mungiakami Girl’s team will represent Tripura as they have been placed in Group G.
In the 24th minute of the second half Ramthakur College scored the only goal of the match and in the end won the match by 1-0.
In the tournament after playing 2 matches with 3 points Sadar became champion while with same number of matches with 2 points Mohanpur became runners up.
Thangsua Darlong scored the only goal for the winning team while Jereda Darlong scored the goal for the opposition team.