Victories for RAU, YOSC in IE Super Division League


By Our Sports Reporter
Imphal, Aug 8: RAU, Lairikyengbam Leikai and YOSC, Khurai Konsam Leikai emerged victorious in today's matches of the ongoing Maharajkumar Ghanendrajit Memorial Super Division organised by Imphal East District Football Association.
RAU defeated SAK, Yumnam Khunou by 3-1 in the 16th match of the tournament.
Sailesh of RAU found the opening goal in the 10th minute of the match to give his side an early 1-0 lead and after a hard  fought battle for over 50 minutes RAU's Kh Jotin (64') and W Micheal (71') goals extended the lead by 3 goals in the second half.
The only goal for the losing side was scored by Dinamani in the 75th minute.
In another match scheduled today, YOSC, Khurai Konsam Leikai sealed a 4-2 win against XI-Star SU, Akampat.
YOSC dominated the game since the very beginning of the match and scored two early goals by Siluni (2') and Ningron (7') to give Khurai side a comfortable 2-0 lead.
Siluni, who found the opening goal, scored another in the 45th minute before Jiten fired the fourth goal for YOSC in the 51st minute.
Notably, XI-Star came back with a sheer determination in the second half and scored two goals, Th Nilakanta (61') and Ramesh (85'), but time was too short for them to prove their mettle. The match ended with 4-2 goals in favour of YOSC.
PYA Kairang will meet UPA Kyamgei in the 18th match of the league on August 10  at 1 pm while KIYC Kshetri Awang Leikai Kshetrigao will face YOSC Khurai Konsam Leikai in the 19th match of the league at 3 pm.