AIFF u18 YOUTH LEAGUE 2017-18 (FINAL ROUND)

SF and FINAL - U18 YOUTH LEAGUE

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26.05.2018 (FINAL) : KERALA BLASTERS.. 0-2 SHILLONG LAJONG (FT)
SLFC : Lins P Poulose (og 4'), Kynsai 90+3'

Shillong Lajong FC won the U-18 Youth League National Championship after a 2-0 win over Kerala Blasters today at the JN Stadium in Shillong. Shillong Lajong Juniors had a fantastic tournament as they are the only team to remain undefeated out of the 55 teams that participated and scored a total of 23 goals and conceding just three.

In today's grand finale, the first goal was a result of an own goal by Kerela Blasters player, Lins P Poulose in the 3rd minute. Samuel Kynshi's free kick near the corner was met by Lins who was aiming to clear the ball but led to an own goal. The Lajong young guns were dominant throughout the game and had plenty of chances but went into the break with only one-goal advantage.

The Junior Reds started the second half all guns blazing and kept on pressing in front of goal and were creating immense pressure in the opponent's half. Parvaj came very close to finding the net but his long-range shot hit the post and cleared to safety. Later, Kerala Blasters too had a great chance to equalise but the long-range effort hit the crossbar and fell back to Lajong's possession.

As the game headed to full time, Kynsailang Khongsit made a darting run from the wing and after some beautiful passes, he found himself inside the box and beat the keeper to double the lead for Lajong in the 90+2 minute. The referee eventually blew the final whistle awarding Shillong Lajong FC the full three points and were thus crowned the Champions of the U-18 Youth League 2017-18.

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24.05.2014 (SF-2) : Kerala Blasters 2-1 SAI (EZ) (FT)
KRB : Abdullah K.S 39', 50'
SAI : Injaman Moll 41'

24.05.2014 (SF-1) : East Bengal 0-2 Shillong Lajong (FT)..
SLFC : Phrangki Buam 75' 86'(Pen)

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PLAY OFF - U18 YOUTH LEAGUE
21.05.2018 (GR-B) : SAI Trivandrum 2-1 Minerva Punjab (FT)
21.05.2018 (GR-B) : FC Pune City 0-0 East Bengal (FT)

21.05.2018 (GR-D) : FC Goa 1-2 Shillong Lajong FC (FT)
21.05.2018 (GR-D) : Ozone FA 0-2 Aizawl FC (FT)

20.05.2018 (GR-C): Bengaluru FC 1-0 Bhaichung Bhutia FS
20.05.2018 (GR-C): Kerala Blasters 3-2 DSK Shivajians

20.05.2018 (GR-A): Sporting Goa 0-2 SAI Kolkata
20.05.2018 (GR-A): TFA 1-0 Sudeva FC

19.05.2018 (GR-B): East Bengal 3-0 Minerva Punjab
19.05.2018 (GR-B): SAI Trivandrum 2-0 FC Pune City

19.05.2018 (GR-D) : Aizawl FC 0-3 FC Goa
19.05.2018 (GR-D) : Ozone FA 0-2 Shillong Lajong FC
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18.05.2018 (GR-A) : Sudeva FC 3-1 Sporting Goa
18.05.2018 (GR-A) : SAI Kolkata 0-0 TFA

18.05.2018 (GR-C) : DSK Shivajians FC 1-2 Bengaluru FC
18.05.2018 (GR-C) : Kerala Blasters FC 3-2 Bhaichung Bhutia FS
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17.05.2018 (GR-B): East Bengal 2-0 SAI Trivandrum
17.05.2018 (GR-B): Minerva Punjab 1-1 FC Pune City

17.05.2018 (GR-D) : FC Goa 0-0 Ozone FA
17.05.2018 (GR-D) : Shillong Lajong FC 1-0 Aizawl FC
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16.05.2018 (GR-A) : Sudeva FC 0-0 SAI Kolkata
16.05.2018 (GR-A) : Sporting Goa 1-4 TFA

16.05.2018 (GR-C) : Bengaluru FC 0-0 Kerala Blasters FC
16.05.2018 (GR-C) : Bhaichung Bhutia FS 1-2 DSK Shivajians FC
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