MIZORAM PREMIER LEAGUE - 2018-19 ( RESULTS - BELOW)
17.12.2018( FINAL) : Chhinga Veng FC 1-1, 4-5 (Pen) Aizawl FC.
CVFC : (Lalromawia 73')
AF : (Alfred Jaryan 39')
2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER LEAGUE


It came down to the drama of penalties in the finale of the McDowell's No.1 Soda Mizoram Premier League Season 7 as Aizawl FC kept their nerve to lift their third Mizoram Premier League trophy. Lalrinchhana Tochhawng stepped up to seal his spot kick breaking the hearts of his former club to make it 5-4 in the tie-breaker which sees the Reds of Aizawl lift their first MPL trophy in three years.

Chhinga Veng FC, looking to emulate their opponents with their second consecutive MPL trophy had to make do Gatch Arthur Diomande who was instrumental in their set up for the latter part of the season. Aizawl FC fielded a strong line up featuring the likes of Lalkhawpuimawia, Alfred Jaryan and a back four who are regulars in their I-League fixtures.
The new chief minister of Mizoram, Mr Zoramthanga handed over the MPL Trophy to the champions.

2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER LEAGUE
Champion: Aizawl FC, Rs 6,00,000/- Trophy
Runners Up: Chhinga Veng FC, Rs 3,30,000/-
Third: Mizoram Police FC, Rs 2, 20,000/-
Fourth: Chanmari FC, Rs 1,60,0000/-
Fifth: Electric Veng FC, Rs 1,35,000/-
Sixth: Chawnpui FC, Rs 1,10,000/-
Seventh: Ramhlun North FC, Rs 85,000/-
Eighth: Bethlehem Vengthlang FC, Rs 60,000/-
Fair Play: Aizawl FC, Rs 20,000/-

Individual prizes:
Best Player : Alfred Kemah Jaryan, Aizawl FC, Rs 5,000/-
Top Scorer: Lalfakzuala, Mizoram Police FC, 8 goals, Rs 5,000/-
Best Midfielder : Alfred Kemah Jaryan, Aizawl FC, Rs 5,000/-
Best Defender: PC Laldinpuia, Chhinga Veng FC, Rs 5,000/-
Best Goalkeeper : T. Zothanmawia, Chhinga Veng FC, Rs 5,000/-
Best forward : MS Dawngliana, Chhinga Veng FC, Rs 5,000/-

The opening stages were an even match up with the defending champions looking more likely to break the deadlock. A couple promising build up plays ended lacking in the final third but save for one moment when MS Dawngliana broke free from the left only for his strike to go just inches wide.

Aizawl FC grew into the game as the minutes went on and they brought the prerequisite magic to break the deadlock through the legs of their captain. Alfred Jaryan received the ball on the edge of the box and executed a perfect strike onto the top corner of the net on the 39th minute to give Aizawl FC the lead at halftime.

Chhinga Veng FC shook things up during halftime with the introduction of Lalromawia and Lalrammawia and it seemed to add more attacking verve into Chhinga Veng FC's play. Aizawl FC looked to slow down play with their physicality but their opponents tried to exploit little spaces behind the backline and almost came out successful on a couple of occasions.

Chhinga Veng FC eventually found the net on the 73rd minute when a freekick delivery from Lalrinchhana was met by MS Dawngliana who showed good movement inside the box. Dawngtea failed to control the ball but knocked it right onto a plate for Lalromawia who found the net with an explosive strike.

Aizawl FC had a couple of chances to score again at the end when Isaac forced a save from Zothanmawia just minutes before he inadvertently almost found the net from a dangerous cross towards the goal mouth. It was Aizawl FC who played the aggressor in extra time with second half substitute Ansumanah Kromah almost scoring a beautiful goal from the edge of the left hand side box. Rochharzela was also guilty of some wayward finishing after being set up by the lively Isaac.

The match came to the lottery of penalties in the end with MS Dawngliana, Lalmuansanga, Lalromawia and Sanga all netting for Chhinga Veng FC. Aizawl FC's Paul Ramfangzauva had his shot saved by Zothanmawia for their second spot kick after Rochharzela finished off his kick. Captain Alfred and Lalruatfela followed up finding the net in their subsequent strikes.

Lalrinchhana stepped up for the winner for Chhinga Veng FC only to be denied by Aizawl FC's Lalawmpuia. Ansumanah Kromah then leveled the score at 4-4 for Aizawl FC. Hmingthanmawia struck the crossbar in the first kick of sudden death and Aizawl FC's Lalrinchhana Tochhawng stepped up to give his team the trophy by netting their final spot kick.

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Aizawl FC set up a repeat of last season's final

02.12.2018: Mizoram Police FC 2-1 Aizawl FC
MPFC : (Lalfakzuala 9', R. Malsawmtluanga 55')
AFC : (Rochharzela 16', K. Lalhmangaihkima 28')
MOM : F. Lalremsanga, Aizawl FC (Aizawl FC win 3-4 on aggregate)

2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER LEAGUE
An action packed encounter worthy of a semi-final was played between two time champions Aizawl FC and perennial challengers Mizoram Police FC on Saturday evening as both teams looked to seal their place in the final. Both teams scored two a piece which sees the Hero I-League club through with a 4-3 aggregate score.

After finishing behind in the first leg, Mizoram Police responded brilliantly striking after only 8 minutes. And it was the same man who had given them a glimmer of hope in the first leg who struck again as Lalfakzuala received possession from the edge of the box to unleash a lethal strike into the top corner.

Their lead did not last long however as Aizawl FC reponded with Lalremsanga and Rochharzela combining for some brilliant football with the latter netting their equaliser.Aizawl FC went on to take the lead 11 minutes later. Captain Alfred Jaryan's fierce strike bounced off the post and the rebound went straight to K. Lalhmangaihkima who tapped it home brilliantly.

Knowing they need two goals for a place in the final, Mizoram Police FC came out guns blazing in the second period. They went on to find their equaliser on the 57th minute with R. Malsawmtluanga finding the net from a fine strike.The goal gave them renewed impetus and Police could have had a couple of more goals as F. Lalrinpuia, Lalfakzuala and R. Malsawmtluanga all missed very good opportunities.

Aizawl FC also threatened in the second half but Lalkhawpuimawia could not finish off his one-on-one with Mizoram Police goalkeeper Muanmawma late on. Mizoram Police FC would rue their missed second half chances as their valiant second half effort was not enough to see them through to a place in the final. Aizawl FC will now try to win their third MPL title when they face current champions Chhinga Veng FC on December 18 in the final.

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Tata Trusts Centre of Excellence are Mizoram Under 15 League champions

01.12.2018: Tata Trusts Centre of Excellence 2-1 Aizawl FC Academy


2018-19 MIZORAM u15 FOOTBALL LEAGUE


The inaugural Mizoram Under 15 League was concluded today at Lammual with Tata Trusts Centre of Excellence beating Aizawl FC Academy 2-1 in the final. The final was an entertaining affair with the difference between the two teams made in a space of six frantic minutes.

Tata Trusts CoE's Rakesh Singh netted from Salam Sinah's cross on the 56th minute. But their lead would not last a minute as Aizawl FC Academy pulled level throuh Riky Lalramnghaka.Tata Trusts CoE then retook the lead five minutes later with Rakesh Singh finishing off after he was put through with a brilliant ball.
Prizes
Champion: Tata Trust COE, Rs 50,000/-
Pahnihna: Aizawl FC Academy, Rs 30,000/-
Semi-finalists:Chanmari FC & Aizawl Grassroots Centre Rs 20,000/- each.
5th position: M 28 Academy, Republic Veng, Rs 18,000/-
6th position: Sihphir Venghlun FC, Rs 16,000/-
7th position: FC Stonzz, Armed Veng, Rs 14,000/-
8th position: Kanan FC, Rs 12,000/-
9th position: Bawngkawn GSA, Rs 10,000/-
10th position : Competitors for Christ, Rs 8,000/- Fair Play: Aizawl FC Academy : Rs 20,000/-

The Mizoram Under 15 League is played by 10 teams over the course of four months from the month of August. It has been one of the more established Under 15 leagues in the country despite running for just a season.The ten teams faced each other twice in the league rounds with the top four teams qualifying for the semi-finals. The league is organised by the Mizoram Football Association and Tata Trusts. Tata Trusts Head of Sports Bishwanath Sinha was the chief guest for the finals.
Individual Awards
Best Player : Lalrempuia, Aizawl Grassroots Centre, Rs 2,000/-
Best Forward : Lalthanpuia, Aizawl FC Academy, Rs 2,000/-
Best Midfielder : Lalrempuia, Aizawl Grassroots, Rs 2,000/-
Best Defender : Zlex Mangang, Tata Trust CoE, Rs 2,000/-
Best Goalkeeper : Lalrinzuala, Tata Trusts CoE, Rs 2,000

The 10 teams that took part in the Mizoram under-15 league are Aizawl FC Academy, Aizawl Grassroots Centre, Bawngkawn GSA, Chanmari FC, Competitors for Christ (Ramthar North), FC Stonzz (Armed Veng), Kanan FC, M 28 Academy (Republic Veng), Tata Trust COE and Sihphir Venghlun FC.


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Chhinga Veng FC make it to consecutive finals

29.11.2018: Chanmari FC 0-1 Chhinga Veng FC
CVFC : Lalmuanawma (own goal) 2'
MPFC : (Lalfakzuala 84')
MOM :Lalmuansanga - Chhinga Veng FC

2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Reigning champions Chhinga Veng FC will have a chance to retain extend their reign at the top of Mizoram after sealing their place in the finals with a 2-0 aggregate victory over two time champions Chanmari FC. The league leaders had beaten their opponents one-nil in the first leg of the last four earlier and came out victors again last night with the same scoreline.

They will look to make it two league titles in a row when they face the winner of the other semi-final in which twice winners Aizawl FC have a 2-1 lead. The match started off with a bang as Chhinga Veng FC took the lead after just 90 seconds from the start. Talisman MS Dawngliana set himself up for an ambitious shot from the right hand side which took a deflection off Chanmari defender C. Lalmuanawma and found its way into the net.

Chanmari FC responded soon after with a period of offence where Vanlalbiaa Chhangte and Lalrintluanga were both denied by the post on separate occasions. Chhinga Veng also came close to finding the net again but MS Dawngliana could only fire inches wide after Lalromawia had put him through.

The introduction of Laldampuia and MC Malsawmzuala added more attacking impetus to Chanmari FC as they went all out to change their fate. The move almost paid dividends soon after as Laldampuia broke free to set up Lalnunzama but the young forward could not finish his chance.Another opportunity was wasted by Chanmari FC when MC Malsawmzuala was presented a golden chance by C. Lalmuanawma but the substitute's header went just wide of the goal.

Chhinga Veng FC had a late foray into the goal but forward Gatch Arthur Diomande headed straight into goalkeeper MS Dawngliana from Dawngtea's cross.Time ran out for Chanmari FC soon after and Chhinga Veng FC now lie in wait for the outcome of the semi-final second leg clash between Aizawl FC and Mizoram Police to be played on the evening of December 1.

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Tata Trust CoE and AFC Academy to contest Mizoram Under-15 League final

28.11.2018: Tata Trusts COE 2-1 Chanmari FC
TATA : (Ongnam Singh 51', Lalngilneiha 70+3') (Zodinmawia 56')

28.11.2018: Aizawl Grassroots Centre 0-1 Aizawl FC Academy.
AFC : (Malsawmtluanga 40')

2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE
The semi-finals of the inaugural Mizoram Under-15 League was contested last evening (27th November) at Lammual in Aizawl. Tata Trusts Centre of Excellence and Aizawl FC Academy overcame their respective opponents to play in the final. The final will be contested in the evening of December 1st.

League leaders Tata Trusts Centre of Excellence battled fourth placed Chanmari FC in the first semi-final and came out 2-1 winners. A goalless first half was followed up by an eventful second half as Tata Trusts CoE took the lead through Ongnam Singh in the 51st minute. A fierce shot from Lalngilneia was parried by Chanmari FC goalkeeper Lalhruaizela but only as far as Ongnam who made no mistake in finishing his chance.

Their lead lasted only five minutes as Zodinmawia pulled one back for Chanmari FC, finishing from a freekick delivery by Amosa Lalnundanga. But it was Tata Trusts CoE who eventually retook the lead as Lalhruaizela failed to firmly collect a corner from Lalhriatpuia and the ball fell kindly for Lalngilneia who scored their winner minutes before the final whistle.

Aizawl Grassroots Centre played some brilliant incisive football in the second semi-final as they controlled possession against a more physical Aizawl FC Academy side. But they could not make most of their possession game as they failed to carve open a resolute Aizawl FC backline. And they were made to rue their chances in the second half when an error from the Grassroots custodian led to a goal by Malsawmtluanga.

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Stoppage time winner puts Aizawl FC in driving seat

26.11.2018: Aizawl FC 2-1 Mizoram Police FC
AFC : (Bektur Talgat Uulu 28', Alfred Jaryan 90+3')
MPFC : (Lalfakzuala 84')
MOM : Lalawmpuia (Aizawl FC)

2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE

A dramatic finish in the first leg of the second semi-final saw Aizawl FC grab a late winner as they overcome Mizoram Police with a 2-1 victory. Both sides had looked set to go home on equal terms after Lalfakzuala struck a late equaliser for Mizoram Police. But there was still enough time for a late twist with captain Alfred Jaryan finding the top corner from a glorious strike.

Bouyed by their first win in the Hero I-League on the weekend, Aizawl FC started the game with intent fielding striker Lalkhawpuimawia as well as Kyrgyzstani midfielder Bektur Talgat Uulu in the starting XI.

But it was Mizoram Police who threatened first when midfielder V. Laltanpuia floated in a wonderfully weighted pass for Lalbiakhlua but the wideman could only finish it straight at Aizawl FC goalkeeper Lalawmpuia. Malsawmfela also had time and space for a shot but it was Lalawmpuia again who thwarted the striker.

Lalkhawpuimawia was presented a chance twice at the other end but Police defender B. Sena and goalkeeper Muanawma were there to deny him on both occasions. Aizawl FC took the lead on the 28th minute with Bektur finishing off a freekick registering his first goal for the club.

The two time champions controlled proceedings after the restart as they created opportunities to score their second. Police goalkeeper Muanawma saved from Remsanga from inside the box before having to deny Rochharzela with a brilliant save. The custodian put in a superb display in goal as he also denied Alfred Jaryan soon after.

Mizoram Police had looked to break on the counterattack and almost pulled off a brilliant move when F. Lalrinpuia put Lalfakzuala through on goal, but the latter could only finish just inches wide. Fakzuala did make amends for his miss in the 84th minute when Lalbiakhlua headed the ball into his path and he struck a beautiful first time volley into Awmpuia's net.

The goal lifted Mizoram Police FC as they seemed to have done enough to earn themselves a level playing field for the second leg but it was a piece of pure magic that denied them in stoppage time. Substitute Alfred Jaryan got possession outside of the box and took a couple of touches as he set himself up between three Police defenders to strike a venomous shot that went into the top corner. The goal will give Aizawl FC the advantage as they face off for the second leg on December 1 at Lammual.

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Chhinga Veng FC edge out in first leg

24.11.2018: Chhinga Veng FC 1-0 Chanmari FC.
CVFC : (MS Dawngliana 55' P).
MoM : Laldinpuia - Chhinga Veng FC
*Second leg to be played on 29th November

2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Defending champions Chhinga Veng FC came out on top in the first leg of the first semi-final of the McDowell's No 1 Soda Mizoram Premier League Season 7. A second half penalty from MS Dawngliana was the difference between them and two time champions Chanmari FC as they put themselves in the driving seat for a place in the final. In the second semi final, I League club Aizawl FC will take on Mizoram Police FC on Monday evening .

An even first half saw chances created few and far between as both teams opted for a cautious approach. They both canceled each other out in midfield as they looked to feel each other out.

The second half was a more open affair as Chhinga Veng FC created threats early on. Foreigner forward Gatch Arthur Diomande forced a save from Chanmari FC keeper Lalruatpuia while Lalromawia's shot was blocked by Chanmari defender R. Lalawmpuia. A handball from defender C. Muana inside his area resulted in a penalty which Chhinga Veng star man Dawngtea finished with applomb.

Chanmari FC went in search for an equaliser after going behind but the introduction of Laldampuia and Lalnunzama could not have a positive impact for them in the scoreline. Things got worse when Jeremy Laldinpuia was sent off late on making it smooth sailing for Chhinga Veng FC in the first leg.

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Round 14
17.11.2018 : Chhinga Veng FC 4-0 Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
CHFC : MS Dawngliana - HATTRICK, Hmingthanmawia

17.11.2018 : Chanmari FC 1-0 Aizawl FC
CFC : Laldampuia 85'

Team  		M   W	D   L	GF  GA	 GD	Pts	 
Chhinga Veng    13  10	2   1	20  5	 +15	32	 
Aizawl	        13  7	4   2	24  11	 +13	25
Mizoram Police  14  7	0   7	22  16	 +6	21
Chanmari	14  6	3   5	17  17	 0	21
Electric Veng   14  6	2   6	16  17	 -1	20	
Chawnpui FC	14  3	6   5	13  18	 −5	15
Ramhlun North   14  2	5   7	14  27	 −13	11	 
BVT F.C.	14  2	2   10	13  27	 −14	8	
16.11.2018 :Ramhlun North FC 0-0 Chawnpui FC

16.11.2018 : Mizoram Police FC 2-1 Electric Veng FC
MPFC : (R. Malsawmtluanga 13', Lalfakzuala 74')
EFC : (Faka 50')
MOM : R. Malsawmtluanga (Mizoram Police)

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Round 13
14.11.2018 : Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 1-2 Chanmari FC
BFC : H.laldmpuia-2
CFC : Lalhimpuia
MOM Laldampuia - CHANMARI

14.11.2018 : Electric Veng FC 2-0 Chawnpui FC
13.11.2018 : Aizawl FC 2-1 Mizoram Police FC
AFC : Isak 45', Mapuia 83'
MPFC : Sawmfela 51'
13.11.2018 : Ramhlun North FC 0-1 Chhinga Veng FC

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Round 12
09.11.2018 : Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 0-4 Mizoram Police FC
09.11.2018 : Chawnpui FC 1-3 Chhinga Veng FC
08.11.2018 : Ramhlun North FC 2-2 Chanmari FC
08.11.2018 : Aizawl FC 2-0 Electric Veng FC

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Round 11
02.11.2018 : Chanmari FC 2-0 Electric Veng FC
02.11.2018 : Chawnpui FC 0-2 Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
19.11.2018 : Chhinga Veng FC VS Aizawl FC
01.11.2018 : Mizoram Police FC 1-2 Ramhlun North FC

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Round 10
31/10/2018 : Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 2-0 Electric Veng FC
31/10/2018 : Chanmari FC 1-2 Chawnpui FC
30/10/2018 : Aizawl FC 4-0 Ramhlun North FC
30/10/2018 : Chhinga Veng FC 1-2 Mizoram Police FC

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Round 9
26/10/2018 : Electric Veng FC 1-1 Ramhlun North FC
26/10/2018 : Chawnpui FC 2-1 Mizoram Police FC
25/10/2018 : Chhinga Veng FC 0-0 Chanmari FC
25/10/2018 : Aizawl FC 1-0 Bethlehem Vengthlang FC

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Round 8
18/10/2018 : Electric Veng FC 0-1 Chhinga Veng FC
18/10/2018 : Mizoram Police FC 2-0 Chanmari FC
17/10/2018 : Ramhlun North FC 2-1 Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
17/10/2018 : Chawnpui FC 1-1 Aizawl FC

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Round 7
13/10/2018 : Ramhlun North FC 2-3 Electric Veng FC
13/10/2018 : Chanmari FC 0-1 Chhinga Veng FC
12/10/2018 : Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 1-4 Aizawl FC
12/10/2018 : Mizoram Police FC 2-0 Chawnpui FC

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Round 6
05/10/2018 : Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 2-2 Ramhlun North FC
05/10/2018 : Aizawl FC 2-2 Chawnpui FC
04/10/2018 : Chanmari FC 1-0 Mizoram Police FC
04/10/2018 : Chhinga Veng FC 2-1 Electric Veng FC

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Round 5

Dawngtea leads Chhinga Veng FC's unbeaten run

28. 09.2018: Mizoram Police FC 0-2 Chhinga Veng FC
CVFC : (MS Dawngliana 84', 90+5')
M.O.M :MS Dawngliana - Chhinga Veng FC
2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Defending Mizoram Premier League champions Chhinga Veng FC sealed a 2-0 victory against Mizoram Polce FC today to ensure their unbeaten run in all competitions this season continues. Two late goals from MS Dawngliana sealed all three points for Chhinga Veng FC as they got back into winning ways after being held by Aizawl FC in the previous round.

Chhinga Veng FC edged out their opponents in a back and forth first half as they enjoyed the better chances. MS Dawngliana finished wide after being put through while Lalrammawia and Lalromawia proved to be a handful for the Police defence. Mizoram Police FC threatened the champions through seasoned campaigners Lalbiakhlua and F. Lalrinpuia in an open attacking affair.

The second period saw more of the same from both teams as they searched for what could well be the winning goal in an even match up. Chhinga Veng FC broke the deadlock late on with MS Dawngliana finishing off a ball from Sawmzela. One goal seemed enough with five minutes to go but there was still time for a second when Dawngtea scored again after goalkeeper Zothanmawia'n long ball was not properly dealt with by the Police defence.

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Aizawl FC seal win against Ramhlun North FC

28. 09.2018: Ramhlun North FC 0-2 Aizawl FC
AFC : (F Lalremsanga 10', Rochharzela 41')
M.O.M : F. Lalremsanga- Aizawl FC

I-League club Aizawl FC earned their second victory of their MPL7 campaign beating Ramhlun North FC 2-0 in the final fixture of round 5 at AR Lammual. First half goals from F. Lalremsanga and Rochharzela ensured victory for the Reds as they look to climb the MPL table after a stop-start beginning.

Aizawl FC were the better team in the first half with Paul Ramfangzauva playing an important role in the first goal as he provided a precise ball for Lalremsanga.Ramhlun North FC had chances to hit back through Lalliansanga and Lalmawizuala but it was Aizawl FC who struck again minutes before halftime with livewire attacker Rochharzela driving in and finding the net.

Laldingngheta and Vanlallawma missed two very good opportunities for Ramhlun North FC in the second half but Aizawl FC stood firm till the final whistle to earn much needed three points.

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27. 09.2018: Chawnpui FC 3-1 Chanmari FC
CFC : (Vanlalthanga 19', 90+4', David Laltlansanga 28')
CHFC : (Lalnunzama 82')
M.O.M :Vanlalthanga - Chawnpui FC
2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Newly promoted top flight side Chawnpui FC pulled of a stunning upset as they beat two time champions Chanmari FC in a 3-1 victory. A brace from Vanlalthanga and a goal from David Laltlansanga ensured a first every MPL victory for Chawnpui FC. Chanmari FC suffered a second successive defeat in the league after they were beaten by another newly promoted side Electric Veng FC in round 4.

And like in the previous round, it was a set play that became their downfall when Vanlalthanga struck a sweet freekick on the 19th minute. Chanmari FC's makeshift defence could not cope with Chawnpui FC's counter attacks and soon conceded another through David Lalchhuanawma. Chanmari did manage to carve out chances in the first half through Vanlalbiaa Chhangte and Lalnunzama but Chawnpui did enough to hold on to their lead in the first half.

Chawnpui FC looked set to protect their lead in the second half as Chanmari FC pushed on for a goal. Mark Zothanpuia and frontman Zama missed good opportunities while Laldampuia provided the spark from wide areas. And the former champions finally found the net through Lalnunzama, with the striker having the distinction of netting in every round this season. But Chanmari FC could not spark a comeback as the shining Vanlalthanga scored their third late into stoppage time to give his side a well earned three points.

Chawnpui are on six points from five matches, Chanmari on seven points.

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27. 09.2018: Electric Veng FC 2-1 Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
EVFC : (David Lalchhuanawma 48', 77')
BVFC : (C Lalrintluanga 55')
Red Card : - Vanlalremkima (Electric Veng FC, 64 minutes) M.O.M : David Lalchhuanawma - Electric Veng FC
Electric Veng FC continued their unbeaten run in their maiden MPL campaign as they overcame Bethlehem Vengthlang FC with a 2-1 win. A brace from David Lalchhuanawma was enough to see Electric Veng FC through even after they had to play the last 26 minutes with 10 men. The newcomers enjoyed a better first half against their opponents as they created the better chances in an even match up. Vanlalhmangaiha cannot make the most of his opportunity when he was put through while David's header forced a save from Bethlehem Vengthlang FC's Eddie Zorammawia.

EFC broke the deadlock early on in the second half with David Lalchhuanawma nodding in a corner delivery from Vanlalremkima. But Bethlehem Vengthlang FC pegged them back six minutes later when Laldinliana Varte delivered a fine ball from a free kick to C. Lalrintluanga who had no problem dispatching it into the goal.

EFC were then reduced to 10 men after Vanlalremkima was given his marching orders. Bethlehem Vengthlang FC could not make their numerical advantage count in open play and Electric Veng FC took full advantage when Devid netted another from a set play. Lalmalsawma's corner met the head of David who found the net to give his side their fourth win in five games. Electric Veng FC are at the top of the table with 13 points from five matches, Bethlehem Vengthlang FC with only one point are at the bottom.

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26. 09.2018: Aizawl FC 0-0 Chhinga Veng FC

2018-19 MIZORAM PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Two time champions Aizawl FC and defending champions Chhinga Veng FC played out an even match up as they shared points in a 0-0 draw at AR Lammual. The champions enjoyed the better chances that came along in an even match up but lady luck was not on their side in the last fixture of round 4.Lalromawia tested Aizawl FC Gurpreet Singh twice in the first half through a freekick and a close range effort, while Lalmuansanga also came close for CVFC.

Former CVFC striker Lalkhawpuimawia also proved to be a handful at set pieces in the other end for Aizawl FC.Chhinga Veng FC applied more pressure in the second half but it could not result in a goal with the trio of Lalrammawia, Lalromawia and Lalrinchhana failing to create anything more than half-chances. Isak Vanlalruatfela was a bright spark for Aizawl FC but it was clear the I-League club were the subdued team as they struggled to break down CVFC backline.

CVFC's Lalrammawia nudged the ball into the net late on in a goal mouth scramble but the referee had to rule it out because of a foul on the goalkeeper Gurpreet.Unbeaten Chhinga Veng FC with 10 points from fire matches will now face Mizoram Police FC on Friday afternoon while Aizawl FC will be entertained by Ramhlun North FC in the evening.

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Mizoram Police FC score 5 against Ramhlun North FC

26. 09.2018: Ramhlun North FC 1-5 Mizoram Police FC


RNFC : (Waheed 86')
MPFC : (F Lalrinpuia 21', 57', Lalbiakhlua 27', Lalramtharmawia 72', Lalfakzuala 84')
MOM : F Lalrinpuia - MPFC

Mizoram Police FC earned their much needed three points against Ramhlun North FC with a vintage display as they gave their opponents a drubbing in a 5-1 victory. The Police team shifted focus after having unwanted attention on their backline because of recent results as their frontline put up a vibrant attacking display.

F. Lalrinpuia and Lalbiakhlua struck in the space of 6 minutes after Lalfakawma came very close to opening the score early on. Ramhlun North FC Waheed Adekunle responded with an effort that hit the cross bar while Jessy Vanlalmuana almost made the Police defence pay for their lapse in concentration.

Mizoram Police struck early again in the second half through F. Lalrinpuia before adding the next two through Lalramtharmawia and Lalfakzuala in clinical fashion. Ramhluun North FC did pull one back through forward Waheed late on but that only proved to be a consolation as Mizoram Police FC romped to a deserved victory.

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Giant killers Electric Veng FC strike once again
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25.09.2018: Electric Veng FC 3-1 Chanmari FC
EVFC : (Isaak Vanlalpeka 45+1', 72', David Lalchhuanawma 90+6')
CFC : (Lalnunzama 86')
Red card : Lalrosanga (Chanmari FC) 68' MOM : Isaa Vanlalpeka - Electric Veng FC

MPL debutants Electric Veng FC continued their streak of upsets as they beat two time champions Chanmari FC tonight in a 3-1 victory. The newcomers made their opponents pay for their profligacy in front of goal in the first half when they took the lead through Isaak Vanlalpeka's freekick on the 45th minute.

Chanmari FC who enjoyed a better first period had missed chances to score through Laldampuia and Vanlalbiaa while Lalnunzama could not capitalise when he was put through. Rochhingpuia almost equalised in the second half but he could not test EFC's goalkeeper Nunga Hnamte. Then things got worse for Chanmari FC when Rosanga was sent off on the 68th minute reducing them to 10 men.

EFC struck four minutes later when Isaak grabbed his second off a delivery from Vanlalremkima. Lalnunzama maintained his hotstreak for Chanmari FC when he pulled one back on the 86th minute but David Lalchhuanawma made sure of all thre points when he scored EFC's third deep into stoppage time.

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25.09.2018: Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 1-1 Chawnpui FC BVFC : (C. Lalrintluanga 77')
CFC : (Vanlalthanga 45+2')
MOM : Laldinliana Varte - Bethlehem Vengthlang FC

Bethlehem Vengthlang FC earned their first point of the season after equalising in the second half againts newcomers Chawnpui FC in the opening match of round 4 at AR Lammual. Chawnpui FC took the lead seconds before halftime through a freekick from maestro Vanlalthanga. The newly promoted team were the better team in the first period with David Laltlansanga and Lalruatfela missing chances to score.

Bethlehem Vengthlang FC improved in the second half and they got their goal on the 77th minute in an even battle. A fine corner delivery from Laldinliana Varte was met by the head of C. Lalrintluanga who sealed a much needed goal for his team. Both teams searched for the winner late on but they were able to cancel each other out at both ends.

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Aizawl FC earn first league victory of the season

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21.09.2018: Mizoram Police FC 1-3 Aizawl FC
MPF : (Lalramtharmawia 59')
AFC : (Alfred Kemah Jaryan 9', 52', Lalrinfela 85')
MoM : Paul Ramfangzauva, Aizawl FC

Two time Mizoram Premier League champions Aizawl FC enjoyed a deserved first MPL win of the season with a thrilling 3-1 victory over Mizoram Police FC. A brace from captain Alfred Jaryan and a late strike from Lalrinfela were enough to seal three points for the I-League club.

It took only nine minutes for Aizawl FC to take the lead when Govin Singh's delivery was met by Alfred who directed it in Mizoram Police FC's goal. Known for their attacking power, Mizoram Police FC forced good saves from Aizawl FC's custodian Gurpreet while Alfred and Lalkhawpuimawia called Police goalkeeper Tanpuia into action at the other end.

But MPFC's fragile backline was exposed again in the second half when Lalkhawpuimawia broke through to set up Alfred's second.Mizoram Police pulled one back seven minutes later through Lalramtharmawia but ivictory was all but ensured for Aizawl FC when Lalrinfela struck their third on the 85th minute.

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Champions grab three points with stoppage time comeback

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21.09.2018: Chhinga Veng FC 2-1 Ramhlun North FC
CVFC : (Lalromawia 71' P, F.Zosangliana 90+3')
RNFC : (Laldingngheta 22')
MoM : Zothanmawia, Chhinga Veng FC

Chhinga Veng FC can thank their lucky stars in round 3 as they narrowly avoided defeat against an incisive Ramhlun North FC in a 2-1 one victory. The defending champions were a goal down in under 22 minutes when Lalliansanga and Laldingngheta played a beautiful give-and-go to unlock CVFC's backline which put Laldingngheta through to finish with aplomb.

Chhinga Veng FC battled on to find an equaliser but they struggled to create clear openings until the 70th minute when they won a penalty. Lalromawia stepped up to equalise. But it had almost been for nothing as Ramhlun North FC themselves were awarded a subsequent penalty. Lalliansanga's resulting spot kick was saved by the busy Zothanmawia.

Chhinga Veng FC then struck in stoppage time when Ramhlun North FC failed to properly clear the ball from a Lalnuntluanga shot, falling to F. Zosangliana who turned and smashed in a volley.

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MPL newcomers split points

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20.09.2018: Chawnpui 0-0 Electric Veng FC
MOM : Lalthlamuana, Chawnpui FC

Two MPL debutants kicked off round 3 of the Mizoram Premier League as they battled each other to a goalless draw this afternoon. A relatively quiet first half at AR Lammual saw both teams struggle to create clear cut chances as they were able to cancel each other at both ends.

The in-form team Electric Veng FC had the better of the few chances in the game with David Lalnuanawma coming close to giving his side the lead. Chanwpui FC struggled in the final third as Vanrammawia Ngente proved to be the only bright spark in their frontline.

The second half saw a more open affair with Electric Veng FC controlling proceedings. David Lalchhuanawma and Vanlalremruata could not capitalise on their chances as EFC looked more likely to take the lead on a couple of occasions.

Chawnpui FC also improved after the break but they were still lacking end product as the experienced Vanlalthanga tried time and again to unlock EFC from the flanks.Chawnpui FC will now face Bethlehem Vengthlang FC in round 4 next Tuesday with Electric Veng FC facing Chanmari FC in the evening on the same day.

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Chanmari FC edge out Bethlehem Vengthlang FC

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20.09.2018: Chanmari FC 2-1 Bethlehem Vengthlang FC.
CFC : (Lalnunzama 28', Mark Zothanpuia 88')
BFC :(PC Vanlalhruaia 59')
MOM : Mark Zothanpuia, Chanmari FC

Youngster Mark Zothanpuia's wonderful strike ensured Chanmari FC of three points as they overcame a spirited Bethlehem Vengthlang FC tonight in round 2. A second half substitute in the game, the teenager Mark took the ball from outside of 35 yards and struck what would be the winner on the 88th minute.

Chanmari FC had taken the lead in an open affair in the first half when C. Muana teed up Lalnunzama for his third goal in as matches on the 28th minute. Bethlehem Vengthlang FC replied fourteen minutes into the second half when PC Vanlalhruaia finished off a move after being set up by Jonathan Lalhriatkima.

BVT FC had came extremely close to scoring before they goal their goal when C. Tluanga rattled the woodwork while the pacy Muanzova missed a crucial chance at the other end in a vibrant display of attacking football by both teams.

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Electric Veng FC win

14.09.2018: Electric Veng FC 1-0 Mizoram Police FC
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EVFC : (David Lalchhuanawma 85')
M.O.M : David Lalchhuanawma - Electric Veng FC
Newly promoted MPL side continued their dream run this season as they made it two wins in two matches with a 1-0 victory over Mizoram Police FC.A late second half goal from David Lalchhuanawma sealed three points for EFC, as they continue to rise above all expectations.

Mizoram Police missed chances to take the lead in a first half where they were the better team. F. Lalrinpuia missed two good chances while V. Laltanpuia forced a a good save from Electric Veng FC's Nunga Hnamte.EFC were comfortable in trying to hit on the counter with Vanlalhmangaiha and LR Tluanga also coming close at the other end.

They improved in the second half as they forced Mizoram Police on the backfoot for long periods of time. Vanlalhmangaiha was at the forefront of things again with Isaac Vanlalpeka guilty of not taking advantage of an opening.Mizoram Police FC did threaten their opponents at times in the second period but lapses in concentration in their backline was what gave Electric Veng FC their goal.

David Lalchhuanawma managed to break free for the second time in quick succession late in the game, and after he was guilty of spurning a good opportunity in the box just minutes earlier he finished a one-on-one with against MPFC's TP-a for the winner.

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Chawnpui FC and Ramhlun North FC settle for a point

14.09.2018: Chawnpui FC 1-1 Ramhlun North FC
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CFC : (Vanlalthanga 63')
RNC : (Lalliansanga 35') M.O.M : Vanlalthanga - Chawnpui FC

Setting out looking for their first victory in season 7, newcomers Chawnpui FC held Ramhlun North FC to a 1-1 draw in the final fixture of round 2. Ramhlun North FC took the lead on the 35th minute when Lalliansanga took advantage of a costly error from Chawnpui FC's goalkeeper Malsawma. Chawnpui FC, who were the more threatening side till then, almost conceded another only for Nigerian forward Waheed Adekunle's wayward finishing saving them from going two goals behind.

The second half saw Chawnpui FC regain their composure as the threat provided by Vanlalthanga proved to be a nuisance for RNFC's defenders. They got their goal on the 63rd minute when man of the match Vanlalthanga scored from a well-struck freekick to finish level the score at 1-1.

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13.09.2018: Aizawl FC 2-2 Chanmari FC
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AFC : (F Lalremsanga 6', Isak Vanlalruatfela 39')
CFC : (Lalrosanga 14', Lalnunzama 69')
MOM : Isak Vanlalruatfela, Aizawl FC

Two time Mizoram Premier League champions Aizawl FC and Chanmari FC were able to trade blows throughout as they battled to an entertaining 2-2 draw in the first match of round 2. Aizawl FC had taken an early lead in the match when Isak Vanlalruatfela put through Lalremsanga who calmly finished it into the net. But their lead only lasted eight minutes as Chanmari FC hit back on a set piece. Laldampuia's delivery was met by a rising Rosanga for an equaliser.

Chanmari FC then missed a chance to take the lead when bright attacker Lalnunzama failed to test the goalkeeper while Alfred Jaryan and Lalremsanga also missed chances for Aizawl FC.Aizawl FC retook the lead on the 39th minute when both teams had looked set to go into the break all square when Chanmari FC's goakeeper MS Dawngliana miscalculated Isak Vanlalruatfela's well struck shot to give momentum to the I-League club going into the break.

Chanmari FC started the second half with intent and their efforts came into fruition midway in the second half. Thomas Lalengkima's delivery found Lalnunzama who did very well to put his side on level terms.

There was late drama when Chanmari FC's Rosanga was sent off after he had no choice but to bring down an Aizawl FC player when he was the last line of defence. Chanmari FC were able to keep their shape at the back after being reduced to 10 men even when Aizawl FC went for the kill with the introduction of Vanlalduatsanga. There was end to end stuff till the final whistle as both teams looked for the winning goal with Chanmari FC's Lalnunzama again coming close for his side.

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13.09.2018: Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 1-2 Chhinga Veng FC
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BFC : (Laldinliana Varte 43')
CFC : (Lalnuntluanga 69', Jacob Lalrawngbawla 71')
MOM : F. Lalnuntluanga, Chhinga Veng FC

Defending MPL champions Chhinga Veng FC narrowly avoided a slip up as they overcame a vibrant Bethlehem Vengthlang FC team with a 2-1 victory. Chhinga Veng FC had shipped a goal late in the first half when Laldinliana Varte curled in a beauty to give Bethlehem Vengthlang FC the advantage.

It was a well earned lead for BVT as they had been the slightly better side in a quiet first half. Their youthful endeavour ensured Chhinga Veng FC had to fight to keep possession although the champions did produce goal threats from attacker MS Dawngliana in the first half.Things were different in the second half as Chhinga Veng FC's coach Lalsangzuala Hmar shook it up with the introduction of Lalrammawia.

The utility man came close to scoring twice early on and Chhinga Veng FC duly earned their equaliser when F. Lalnuntluanga struck a long range effort in the 69th minute.Jacob Lalrawngbawla added a second for Chhinga Veng FC two minutes later which ensures maximum points in two games for the defending champions.

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07.09.2018 : Electric Veng FC 2-1 Aizawl FC
EVFC :(Alfred 67' OG, Isaak Vanlalpeka 69')
AFC :(Alfred 77') M.O.M : Isaak Vanlalpeka

MPL debutants Electric Veng FC pulled off an upset again as they beat Aizawl FC 2-1 in their opening Mizoram Premier League fixture. This is the second time the new top-flight side have beaten the I-League club this season with the victory coming courtesy of an own goal from Alfred and a stunning freekick by Isaak Vanlalpeka. Aizawl FC had taken control of a relatively quiet first half as they struggled to break down an Electric Veng side who were happy to hold their shape. David Lalrinmuana did rattle the bar from a freekick as Lalkhawpuimawia struggled to find space.

Isaak Vanlalpeka and Vanlalremsanga were bright sparks on the counter for Electric Veng FC and it was EFC who drew first blood when Aizawl FC;s Alfred Jaryan inadvertently put the ball in the back of his own net. Electric Veng FC doubled their advantage two minutes later when Isaak Vanlalpeka struck a perfect freekick into AFC's goal. Alfred did make amends when he headed in from a set-piece late on, but it was too late as Electric Veng earned their first three points of the season.

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Chanmari seal two goal victory

07.09.2018: Chanmari FC 2-0 Ramhlun North FC
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CFC : (Lalnuntluanga 10', Lalnunzama 40')
M.O.M : Lalnunzama, Chanmari FC First half goals from two set pieces ensured a winning start for two time MPL champions Chanmari FC as they overcame Ramhlun North FC. Ramhlun North FC spurned a golden chance to take the lead in the final round 1 fixture at AR Lammual when Lalliansanga's shot was saved by Chanmari FC's custodian Ruatpuia. They were made to pay on the 10th minute when Lalnuntluanga stroked home from a scramble inside the box after RNFC failed to clear a corner delivery by Laldampuia.

Ramhlun North FC threatened their opponents with Waheed Adekinle and Vanlallawma forcing saves from Ruatpuia. But it was Chanmari FC who found the net again when Lalnuntluanga headed in a corner from Laldampuia right before halftime. Chanmari FC were able to stand firm in the second half as Ramhlun North FC searched to spark a comeback. Lalliansanga and Laldingngheta were put through a couple of times but were found lacking in the final third.

Chanmari FC came close to adding a third when Lalnuntluanga struck the bar late on.

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Champions begin campaign with a narrow win

06.09.2018: Chhinga Veng FC 1-0 Chawnpui FC
CVFC : (Lalromawia 83')
MoM : Lalromawia - Chhinga Veng FC

Chhinga Veng FC began their title defence with a narrow 1-0 victory against MPL debutants Chawnpui FC. A special strike late on from Lalromawia proved to be the difference in the first fixture of season 7. Both teams had crossed paths earlier in the season in the LG Independence Cup, with Chhinga Veng FC edging their opponents thanks to a solitary goal from MS Dawngliana.

There were similar patterns from their first encounter at AR Lammual as Chhinga Veng FC failed to find the net through Lalrammawia and Lalromawia in the first half. Chawnpui FC kept their shape in the back which meant the champions had a hard time grafting out chances.Chawnpui FC's David Laltlansanga proved to be a nuisance at the other end and had to be marshalled very well by CVFC's backline. Lalromawia ultimately made the difference on the 83rd minute when he latched on to a ball from midfield and set himself up for a beauty of a goal, ensuring his side earn all three points in their first game.

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Mizoram Police FC enjoy hard earned three points


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06.09.2018: Mizoram Police FC 1-0 Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
MPS : (Lalfakzuala 50')
MoM : V. Laltanpuia - Mizoram Police FC

MFC PRESS RELWASE : A second half goal from Lalfakzuala was enough for Mizoram Police FC to earn three points and a winning start to their MPL campaign as they beat Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 1-0.

Bethlehem Vengthlang FC could not capitalise on their bright start to the match as they fashioned themselves numerous chances early on. Lalzatluanga was guilty of missing two glorious opportunities as BVT FC looked more like taking the lead in the opening stages.Mizoram Police fought back as the game went on but Bethlehem Vengthlang FC stood firm in the first period as they enjoyed a better first half than their opponents.

The Police side stepped up in the second half, immediately finding the net when Lalfakzuala lifted the ball into Eddie Zorammawia's net after being put through. The forward came close to adding a second in the second period as Mizoram Police gained the upper hand in the second period. Lalzatluanga had one opportunity for BVT in the second half but it was clear that the Police team had the momentum with them. F. Lalrinpuia forced a brilliant stop from Eddie while Lalsangbera rattled the bar late on in a bid to find their second goal.

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