13th MSL: UKB split points with NISA

By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Feb 13: Paolenlal of United Kazim Brothers (UKB) Churachandpur scored two as the team split points with North Imphal Sporting Association (NISA) after the Thursday match of the 13th Manipur State League ended 2-2.
The thrilling match between the two started with both teams playing cautiously to dominate and hold defence lines.
The star of the day, Paolenlal scored his double back to back in the 16th and 30th minute for UKB to lead the early game 2-0.
The conceding NISA saw comeback with L Gouro finding the net in the 36th minute before half time.
The second half of the match saw UKB focusing both on their defence line and strikers to extend their lead seal the game in their favour. But, the tide soon turned against them just a few minutes away from the final whistle as NISA's L Sanatomba levelled the score in the 86th minute to end the match 2-2.
The league is being organised under the aegis of All Manipur Football Association. Tomorrow's matches: AIM Khabam vs Muvanlai Sadar Hills, SSU Singjamei vs GSC.