IMPHAL: In one of the biggest wins in the 13th Manipur State league 2020, NISA Thangmeiband on Monday drubbed AIM Khabam Lamkhai by 6 to 1 at the Khuman Lampak Artificial Turf.
The league is organized by All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) under the sponsorship of Kh. Joykisan Singh.
From the start, NISA Thangmeiband took charge of the match and played one of their best matches, taking all the chances while refusing the opponent any opportunity. Moreover with Ch. Kenson of AIM sent off in the 22nd minute of the match, it was full advantage for NISA thus scoring six goals in the process. As for AIM Khabam, Peter Seiminthang scored their first goal in three matches in the 10th minute, the first of the match too. However, after four minutes, NISA Thangmeiband found their equalizing goal through L. Gouro and level the game by 1-1 in the first half.
After the break, NISA added five more goals with L. Sanatomba scoring a brace in the 48th and 53rd minute followed by Meiraba with a goal in the 51st minute of the match. L. Gouro added to the tally scoring a brace in the 75th and 88th minute. All the while, AIM Khabam failed to even trouble the defence of NISA.
Despite scoring the lone goal for AIM, Ch. Kenson was booked double cautioned in the match for unsporting behavior and sent off.