By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 13 : TYWO, Takhel clinched a 3-1 win against SYDA, Kshetrigao as Nahakpam Apabi Memorial 3rd Division Football Tournament kicked off today at YWC ground, Thambalkhong under the aegis of Imphal East District Football Association.
The tournament is being participated by 8 teams clubbed into two groups.
TYWO dominated earlier proceedings of this opening match (Group A) and it was N Jitendra who put the team ahead in the 15th minute before his team mate T Joychandra doubled their advantage in the 23rd minute .
They continued to press SYDA who were caught by surprise with back to back goals and to their disappointment Mustak to concede an own goal during the additional time of the first half (30+2') giving TYWO the 3-0 upperhand.
SYDA pulled back a goal just two minutes into the second half but TYWO did well to held on to finish the game 3-1.
CFA, Chingmeirong will meet KBYC, Kshetri Bengoon in the Group B opener tomorrow at 2 pm.