YUFC beats NACO by 1-0 goals
Imphal: YUFC Ukhrul on Friday edge passed NACO by one goal to none to gain three full points and move up in the 13th Manipur State league 2020. The tournament is being played at Khuman Lampak Artificial Turf and is being organized by All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) under the sponsorship of Kh. Joykisan Singh.
With the win, YUFC Ukhrul collected 10 points after 5 matches while NACO Nambul Mapal stands at 7 points from 5 matches in the league table.
Today’s match was very crucial for both teams which had 7 points each from 4 matches. Both teams began their game in positive approach and tried every opportunity in the early part. However, YUFC scored the lone winning goal in the 31st minute through Yarmipe Shangh to lead 1-0 in the first half.
After resuming the second half, NACO also tried hard and attempted to score the equalizing goal but could not get their goal. YUFC also gave hard press to the defensive zone of NACO for goals but failed. During the match, Yami of YUFC was received yellow card for his unsporting behavior.