MIZORAM: Current MPL Champions Chanmari FC and I-League champions Aizawl FC battled to a draw in the final fixture of round 2 of MPL6. After two matches MPL5 champions Chanmari FC are on four points, I League champions Aizawl FC are on two points.
Aizawl FC had the first real chance of the match with Lalthathanga coming close but it was Chanmari FC who struck first on the 26th minute.
A freekick from Rosanga was met inside the box by Lalmuanzuala who put the ball in Avilash Paul’s net.
Chanmari FC threatened again through Vanlalbiaa and defender Lalhriatrenga made a crucial clearance after Aizawl FC keeper Avilash Paul failed to safely collect an aerial ball.
Aizawl FC got their equaliser right on the stroke of halftime from midfielder David Lalrinmuana.
Both teams searched for a winner in the second half but were able to cancel each other out in either end.
Liberian striker Alex Whittemore was a nuisance for Aizawl FC’s defence while Alfred, Lalthathanga and Jonathan Lalrawngbawla all spurned chances to score for Aizawl FC.
Winger Lalmuanzova was named man of the match as he was a bright spark in the flanks for Chanmari FC.
Chanmari FC will face Mizoram Police next week while Aizawl FC will square off against Chhinga Veng FC.