By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Feb 9 : L Gouro was on the target twice to help NISA, Thangmeiband kick off their campaign at the 13th Manipur State League with a comfortable 2-0 win against KLASA, Keinou.
The two sides made a cautious start staging a series of interceptions to deny one another from going ahead till the break.
NISA however shifted gears in the second half and pushed harder to break the deadlock and their efforts reaped reward in the 54th minute with L Gouro finding the back of the net.
L Gouro was at it again in the 63rd minute beating the KLASA keeper and successfully handed NISA a 2-0 lead.
Despite KLASA's effort to cut the gap down, the Thangmeiband side were happy to surge home 2-0 to earn all three points.
T Deepak (15') and S Rojen (81') received yellow cards in this match.
All Manipur Football Association, which is organising the 15 team tournament, has meanwhile informed that all matches to be played with TRAU FC have been postponed while other matches will remain as circulated earlier.