Shillong: Mawkyrwat District Sports
Association’s local league Champion Mawkhohphed SC
will face Rangdajied United FC, the Runners-Up of the
Shillong Sports Association’s top league.
The fixtures were released by the Meghalaya Football
Association, as all the local leagues are not complete the
fixtures only show the district association names.
The winners of the local leagues of affiliated units
automatically qualify for the MSL 2019. In addition, the
runners-up of the SSA’s Shillong Premier League are
also awarded a place.
Vying for the wildcard spot are the third-placed team
from the SSA and runners-up from the West Jaintia
District Sports Association, Ryntih and Niaw Wasa.
The wildcard entrant will be slotted into Group D, which
is otherwise comprised of Garo Hills’ teams.
The 21 teams have been divided into four groups, with
Group A in Jowai having six teams and five each in the
others. Each team plays each other once in a single leg
Groups B, C and D all finish their matches on 6th
December, while Group A will conclude on 9th
December. The semifinals and final then follow (dates
Group A consists of Ri-Bhoi and East Khasi Hills’ clubs,
Group B West and East Jaintia Hills’ clubs, Group C
West and South West Khasi Hills’ teams as well as
Rangdajied, while Group D comprises teams from Garo Hills plus the wildcard.