TBSFA, OFA share spoils

IMPHAL, Jan 13 : TBSFA, Toubungkhok which produced superlative performance in their first Group C league match were held to a 2-2 draw today by OFA, Oinam in the 2nd H Biro & H Brojen Memorial State Level U-15 Football Tournament 2018 which is currently underway at Moirang Multipurpose Higher Secondary School ground.
TBSFA were leading 2-1 before an own goal in the additional minute came in to demoralise them and finished 2-2.
In today’s closely fought encounter, TBSFA was first to take the lead with the opener struck by Michael in the 14th minute but the last minute of the first half saw the equaliser tapped in by M Arbind of OFA.
After the breather, both teams went into the field cautiously sticking more on the defence lines.
However, N Engson of TBSFA was able to break the deadlock in the 40th minute after a series of incisive runs.
Stung by the goal the Oinam side also rallied back but their efforts went abegging for major portion of the second half.
Their consistant efforts yielded positive result in the form of an own goal in the 63rd minute (additional time).
It was W Amarjit of TBSFA who conceded the own goal and finished the game 2-2.
GDC (B) and TFA who were beaten in their previous matches by TYDA will be featuring in their last Group A league match tomorrow at 1 pm while UFC, Uripok will face GDC (A) at 2.30 pm in a Group D league match.

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