Langsning FC became the new champions of the Shillong Premier League after beating Rangdajied United 1-0 in the final played today at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Shillong.
This is the first time Langsning FC have won the state league who enter the finals after Shillong Lajong FC didn’t play the semifinal match due to their back to back I-league fixture, although Shilling Lajong appealed to SPL organizer for the postponement of semifinal dates which was overlooked.
While Rangdajied United was fighting for the second SPL championship, earlier they won the SPL in 2013.
After a goalless regulation time, the match was taken to extra time. In the fourth minute of the first half of extra time, Donlad Diengdoh powerful strike went past Rangdajied United FC´ goalkeeper Padam Chettri.
Rangdajied fought back well to get back into the game but Langsning FC stood strong to hold the lead until the end to win their first Shillong Premier League title.
Donlad Diengdoh goal in the extra time hands Langsning FC maiden Shillong Premier League championship title.
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