The I-League match between TRAU FC and Aizawl FC was briefly stopped because the floodlights went off in the course of the match on the Kalyani Stadium on Thursday.
The incident occurred across the 86th minute as Aizawl was main 5-1 in opposition to the Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC, with the match stopped amid rains and pitch darkness across the venue.
‘Lights out’ throughout a match is a uncommon factor in soccer and is sure to depart the organisers red-faced. An identical incident was beforehand seen within the FIFA World Cup 2022 match between Switzerland and Brazil the place the lights had gone out for a couple of seconds.
But, in contrast to the incident in Kalyani, energy was restored nearly instantly within the stadium, with Brazil taking the nook kick, late within the first half.
The I-League match ultimately resumed after about 4 minutes, with the lights again. While neither staff modified the scoreline additional, Aizawl took dwelling most factors, climbing to fifth within the standings, with 14 factors off eight video games to date.