Telian United to meet Cheengkhu FC in KAPAAM Cup final
By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Jul 10 : Telian United will meet Cheengkhu FC in the final of the 3rd KAPAAM Cup as the last four round concluded today.
The first semi-final match of the tournament saw Telien United edged out Chumbang FC by 2-1 goals while Cheengkhu FC got the better of Kakching FC on penalties in the second semi-final match.
Thangtinlen scored both the goals on trot (37', 49') for Telian United after a cautious start to give a 2-0 lead while Winkle pulled back a goal in the 76th minute for Chumbang FC. Chumbang FC made a valiant effort in the last few minutes to draw level but failed to make their efforts count.
Meanwhile in the second semi-final match, Kakching FC and Cheengkhu FC played out a 1-1 draw during normal time before the latter team raced ahead during the penalty shoot out.
Naopik gave Kakching FC the breakthrough in the 58 minute after the two sides wrapped the first half without any score but Bunghong of Cheengkhu FC snatch a late equaliser (80') to keep their final hope alive.
Eventually the game was stretch to penalty shoot-out wherein Roshan, Koko, Mokham, Momo and Rengshel found the net to give Cheengkhu the 6-5 edge as only Sanjiv, Druva, Killer and Yaiphaba scored for the Kakching side.