Imphal: Muvanlai Athletics (MA) Kangpokpi is sitting in the first place with 15 points after 5 matches in the 13th Manipur State league 2020 being played at Khuman Lampak Artificial Turf notching another win on Tuesday.
The tournament is being organized by All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) and sponsored by Kh. Joykisan Singh.
GSC Churachandpur overwhelmed KLASA Keinou 2 goals to nil in the first match.
Both teams did not account for any goals in the first half of the match even though they have the chances to make the breakthrough. After the break, GSC team easily maintained dominance of the game scoring two goals through Satgouthanga and Lunmilen in the 75th and 87th minutes respectively to defeat KLASA 2-0. In the match Kh. Dinish, Lunguhao Sithao and Deniel of GSC while K. Amarjit and A. Rakesh of KLASA were booked yellow cards.
In the other match of the day, Muvanlai Athletics Kangpokpi defeated YUFC Ukhrul in 2-1.
In the match YUFC led by 1-0 in the first half though Muvanlai came back strongly in the second half to score two goals and defeat YUFC.
Julian Keishing of YUFC scored the first goal of his team in the 31st minute and gave his team a 1-0 leadthe first half. Muvanlai also moved ahead hard but did not found the equalizing goal in the first half. In the second half, MA came back to make a comeback win with two goals from Songpu Sigshit that came in the 78th and 81st minutes of the match. YUFC tried hard to restore parity in the remaining time of the match but did not succeed.
In the match Songpu Singshit of Muvanlai and Shomi Ragui of YUFC were shown yellow cards.