Lambung YCC, JYC roll into next round of KAPAAM Cup

By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Jun 29 : Lambung YCC, Japhou Youth Club (JYC) earned next round berth with respective wins against their rivals in the ongoing 3rd KAPAAM Cup organised by Kapaam Development Club at its ground.
The 16th match of the tournament saw Lambung YCC earn a narrow 1-0 win against Tonsen FC with the help of Wangpol's 70th minute strike to move into the next round of the tournament.
Meanwhile in the 17th match, Japhou Youth Club (JYC) edged out United Centre FC (UC FC) 6-5 via penalty shoot-out after 1-1 draw during normal time to secure the next round berth.
Both JYC and United Centre FC started the game on a cautious note and went into the break with no goals being added to the either side despite many on goal chances.
The second half had also a similar proceeding until Shongsir Lael made his way into UC FC's box and broke the deadlock at the stroke of the hour mark. UCFC also fought back valiantly and pulled level with the help of Bungchong in the 75th minute. Despite many close calls the normal time ended in a 1-1 draw leading the game to decide via penalty shoot-out. In the shoot-out, Bunghong, Tlinseng, Kochel , Rengtinson scored before Bepol missed the target but Redeem, David, Sefderngam, Lael and Alfred all scored for JYC to make it 6-5 at the end.