H Biro & H Brojen Memorial U-13 Football
AMOFA Academy set up final date with FC Kumbi
By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Feb 3 : AMOFA Academy will lock horns with FC Kumbi on February 5 in the final of the H Biro and H Brojen Memorial State Level U-13 Football Tournament 2020 being held at Moirang Multipurpose Hr Secondary School ground.
The first semi-final match of the tournament saw Kumbi FC throughly squeeze TUC, Thanga 4-1 to earn the final berth.
Ashok earned Kumbi FC a slender 1-0 lead in the first half before it rained goals in the latter half. TUC managed to draw level in the 44th minute under fortuitous circumstance with Anilkumar at the striking end.
Robertson then helped Kumbi FC regain the lead in the 48th minute with a fine goal before Abinash of TUC netted into his own net to give Kumbi FC a 3-1 advantage. Bijoy then rounded off the scoring at the stroke of the hour mark.
Meanwhile the second semi-final match between AMOFA Academy and Sugnu FC was a neck and neck competition and the score remained locked at 1-1 during the regulation time and the winners were eventually decided via penalty shoot-out wherein the Moirang team emerged on top with 5-4 aggregate. Alex opened up the scoring for AMOFA Academy in the 2nd minute before Lamnganba drew level in the 3rd minute. The latter proceeding saw both teams struggle to find the difference but to no avail till the end of normal time. In the shoot-out, Raj, Alex, Lougoulal Kipgen and Mustakin scored for AMOFA Academy as only Langamba, Lemba and Nongsaba found the net for the Sugnu team