Semi final matches lined up
Imphal: UPSA Pukhao on Wednesday entered semi final in the 10th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial State Open Football Tournament-2020 at SAI Sports, Takyel.
The tournament is being organized by CRPF & Imphal West Football Association under the aegis of All Manipur Football Association (AMFA).
The first semi final match will be plaedy between UPSA Pukhao and YPHU Lalambung Makhong while Muvanlai Athletics Kangpokpi will meet NISA Thangmeiband in the other semi final on 9th March.
In the last quarter final, UPSA Pukhao defeated WYFC Wangjing in 7-6 goals.
The two teams scored 3-3 in the normal time of the match, resulting in penalty shootout to decide the game.
In the match UPSA’s N. Raju, Bipin and Sidarth collected one goal each in the 45+2, 74th and 80th minute respectively. Y. Suraj scored the first goal in the 56th minute followed by N. Leingakpa and Rk. Sushil with a goal each in the 82nd and 89th minute respectively.
In the kick from penalty mark, Sidarth, N. Raju, S. Michael and L. Hellim of UPSA scored goal while N. Leingakpa, Rk. Sushil and M. Malemnganba got net for WYFC.