Shillong: Mawkhar wins the First Division 2019 title at the JN Stadium here yesterday, by beating Mawlai 4-2.
Second-rank Mawlai, took the lead in the must win match, when B. Rana scored in the 28th minute. But just eight minutes later, Aibiangmame Nongneng of Mawkhar took a long-range strike that found the back of the net and found the equalizer.
Mawkhar again took the lead before half time when Restorewell Marbaniang headed the ball home to make it 2-1 in the 43rd minute.
Early in the second half Aenam Jyrwa passed the ball to Bansanbha Khongsdam, who scored in the 55th minute.
In the 78th minute, Oversharp Iawphniaw, reduced Mawlai’s deficit with the penalty after Mawkhar defender committed a foul in the box.
Then the stoppage signal was given but Mawkhar in the flip of an eye puts the game beyond doubt through its scorer Defender Pyngrope’s rebound.