Imphal East Super Divn League: Bipin's brace fires SAK 2-0 past YOSC, KIYC roll on with slender 1-0 win


By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Aug 4 : Bipin scored twice as SAK, Yumnam Khunou notched up a 2-0 win against YOSC, Khurai Konsam Leikai and KIYC, Kshetri Awang Leikai registered their fourth win beating XI-Star SU, Akampat 1-0 in today's matches at ABA Ground, Kshetrigao in the ongoing Maharajkumar Ghanendrajit Memorial Super Division Football League organised by Imphal East District Football Association.
SAK which went down by 0-2 goals to KIYC in their previous match, redeemed themselves with Bipin leading up at the front to seal a 2-0 win against YOSC, Khurai Konsam Leikai in the 12th league match of the tournament.
The first half ended up without any goals being scored on both ends as both the teams lacked determination and composure.
SAK however made amends in their approach after the restart and started to create more chances with Bipin lurking at the fore. Their efforts started yielding positive results soon and found the breakthrough in the 66th minute when Bipin chipped in past the YOSC keeper.
SAK's confidence grew as the game progressed and YOSC were forced to remain more in their half to counter the attacks. YOSC also had chances to draw parity on few occasions but SAK defence managed well to deter all the incomings before Bipin banged in another late in the 84th minute to wrap up the game in style.
Ng Jiten was yellow carded by the referee in the 16th minute of the match.
Meanwhile in the 13th match of the tournament, KIYC sealed a 1-0 win against XI-Star SU, their 4th win in 5 matches to close in on becoming champions.
 XI-Star and KIYC were evenly poised throughout the game but K Jim's strike in the 77th minute was more than enough for KIYC to earn all three points. The game also witnessed some tense moments but referee did well to calm the two sides down.
N Santanu and Md Amir Khan of YOSC, Khurai were yellow carded respectively in the 19th and the 28th minute of the match while Md Imdaad Khan and Kh John of KIYC got the same respectively in the 40th and the 75th minute.
PYA will take SAK in the 14th league match of the tournament on Aug 6 at 1 pm while UPAA take on YOSC in the next match latter at 3 pm.