GUWAHATI, Sept 27 - Sikkim United FC has completed the semifinal line up in the 64th Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy Football Tournament.
In the last group league match of the championship at the Nehru Stadium here today, the Sikkim team edged past Bongobir Ogragami FC, Bangladesh by the barest of margin.
Nima Lepcha netted the all important goal in the third minute of the match.
The Sikkim team were in commanding position in the first session but the Bangladesh outfit made some valiant efforts after the break and came close of scoring in the 20th minute. But their striker Forhad Hussain missed the target from a close range.
A drawn match today would have put ASEB in the semifinals as they have four points in their kitty. The Sikkim team made it to the semis with better goal difference as they also collected four points from three outings.
Today�s matches (S/F): Sikkim United vs 3 Star Nepal (4.30 pm); East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong (7pm).