2-2 draw for JA and DYA in Kak 1st Divn League

By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Sep 4 : Juvenile Association (JA), Kakching came from behind to salvage a 2-2 draw with Development Youth Association (DYA), Elangkhangpokpi in the 8th league match of the ongoing 17th Kishorkumar Memorial 1st Division Football League at DSA Kakching playground today.
DYA dominated the earlier proceedings and entered into the break with a 2-0 lead but their hope of earning all three points shattered when JA made an unexpected return in the second half to make it 2-2 draw at the end of the match.
Th Netrajit gifted DYA the breakthrough in the 33rd minute after few unsuccessful runs before Th Krishnakan doubled their advantage five minutes latter.
The narrative of the game however changed soon after the restart as JA pushed hard to cut the gap which they eventually succeeded in the 57th minute when Bebeto scored.
The goal did a world of good to JA which were looking to make their way back into the game and it was in the 65th minute that Rohit scored the equaliser and made the competition wide open.
The game however witnessed no further goals despite frenetic attempts from both the ends thereby forcing the two teams to share a point each.
Latter in another match, SWC, Waikhong played out a 1-1 draw with LYA Wangoo. SWC opened up the scoring in the 50th minute courtesy of Selenganba after a barren first half but A Ronek came to LYA's rescue scoring the equaliser in the 66th minute before the game ended in a 1-1 draw.