JORHAT, Nov 7 - It will be a replay of the last-year�s final as defending champions Oil India FC, Duliajan will face Assam Rifles in the final show down of the 52nd ATPA Shield Football Tournament. The final is slated for Monday.
In the second semifinal of the premier football tournament of the State at the Jorhat Stadium here today, Oil defeated ASEB SC of Guwahati by an agreegate of 5-3 goals through tie breaker.
Both the teams finished with scoreline 1-1 and in the tie breaker Oil netted four against ASEB�s 2.
In the regulation time Mintu Boro put Oil ahead in the dying minutes of the first half converting a spot kick. However, ASEB drew parity in the 57th minute through Jwambla Brahma who scored with a solo effort. The later part of the match never rose to the expectations as both the teams adopted defensive tactics.
In the penalty shoot-out Mandial Rongmei, Mintu Boro, Sishuram Chutia and F Wary converted all the four shots while for ASEB only Jesy Vallalmuana and Jwambla could hit the net. Oil need not to take the fifth shot.