UPAA routs TYWO by 6-1


IMPHAL, July 30: UPAA, Kyamgei is at the top of the Imphal East 1st Division football league points table with six points-three points each from the first round and the second round.

UPAA received three points from the first match of the second round by defeating TYWO, Takhel by 6-1.

The opening match of the second round of the league tournament was played today in the second ground match between the two team.

The entire match belonged to the table toppers with Ak Pradeepkumar netting a treble.

The UPAA players went for the kill immediately after the start of the match, however their first goal came in the 10th minute through Th Kiran.

Th Kiran also failed to convert quite a few chances in the first half.

UPAA’s first goal was equalised in the 29th minute by TYWO player L Devan from a short pass off L Sanajaoba.

The first half ended with a 1-1 score.

UPAA added five goals in the second half.

The second goal for UPAA came in the 45th minute through a corner kick from Anand which was directed into the nets by CH Karnajit.

Adim Palmei scored the third in the 70th minute from a short pass off W Robinson.

The last three goals were scored by Ak Pradeepkumar in just five minutes times from 71st to the 76th minute.

Meanwhile, in the last match of the first round of the league played between UPSA, Pukhao and SSC, Porompat ended with UPSA winning by 2-0.

SSC missed out on a chance to score the first goal of the match in the first half.

SSC received a penalty in the 33rd minute which was taken by Chihanring Khamsang.

Khamsang’s send his kick over the bar and missed out to convert the goal.

UPSA scored both its goals in the second half of the match.

N Ramchandra scored both goals-in the 68th and the 71st minutes.

DOAK, Yairipok will meet PYA, Kairang while YDC, Potsangbam will meet RAU, Lairikyengbam Leikai tomorrow.


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