Electric Veng FC overcame Chawnpui FC in convincing fashion as they sealed three valuable points with a 3-1 victory in the second fixture of the day.
An early goal from Vanlalremkima gave Electric Veng FC the early edge in a lively contest at Lammual. They soon doubled their advantage with a freekick from Ramhlunchhunga on the 25th minute.
Chawnpui FC did not remain quiet despite being two goals down and they pulled one back on the 37th minute through a Lalnunmawia strike. Moody Lalawmpuia almost netted an equaliser before halftime only to be thwarted by the heroics of Electric Veng FC keeper Muansanga.
The second half started brightly for Chawnpui FC but it was Electric Veng FC who came in control as the minutes went on. Electric Veng FC put the contest to bed on the 84th minute through David Lalchhuanawma who struck from the edge of the box.
Chawnpui FC will now face newcomers FC Venghnuai on the afternoon of October 8 while Electric Veng FC entertain Chhinga Veng FC on Wednesday.
Chawnpui FC 1-3 Electric Veng FC
(C: Lalnumawia 37′; E: Vanlalremkima 8′, Ramhlunchhunga 25′, David Lalchhuanawma 84′)
MoM: Vanlalremkima (Electric Veng FC)