After a glowing performance in its previous match, Gorkha Football Club lost 0-1 to Ekou Mulam Thursday evening in the ongoing KFA's Open Night Football Tournament at D Phaihel village in Kangpokpi district.
The thrilling first half ended in a goalless draw despite multiple chances on both sides. However, Ekou Mulam played brilliantly in the second half to break the deadlock as Paominlal scored the only goal in the 49th minute.
In the second match, Thangcha scored a hat-trick as he converted a penalty kick in the 12th minute and added another two goals in the 34th and 54th minutes to give HLMT K.Gamnomphai a comfortable 3-0 win over T. Lhanghoi Football Club.
In the third match, United Brothers Football Club had a narrow 1-0 win over Monglham Golngai Football Club as Chunggoulen scored the winning goal in the 24th minute.