IE First Divn Football League resumesKSDC thump SSC 3-0 as Angtha FC draw 3-3 with ABA

By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 10 : KSDC, Khomidok won 3-0 over SSC, Sekta while Angtha FC played out a competitive 3-3 draw with ABA as the Moirangthem Ibobi Memorial First Division Football League Tournament organised by Imphal East District resumed at YWC ground at Thambalkhong after almost 6 months of suspension due to Covid pandemic.
In all 9 teams clubbed into two groups, 5 teams in Group A and 4 teams in Group B are participating in this tournament.
In today's opening Group B league match, KSDC produced a dominating performance to struck 3 goals past the Sekta side although they were off the target in the opening half.
N Raju was first to score in the 38 minute after before Basir doubled the lead in the 59th minute and Ejaj had his way to score the third and decisive goal at the stroke of the hour mark.
Meanwhile in the other Group B encounter of the day, Angtha FC were 3-0 ahead till the break but ABA made a remarkable comeback and pulled back three goals in the second half to salvage a 3-3 draw.
Bonjit opened the floodgate early in the fourth minute before scoring spree for the Angtha outfit continued with Rohendro and Somokanta scoring a goal apiece in the 9th and the 34th minute.
Despite huge deficit, ABA, Kshetrigao did not lose heart and enter the field with more intent in the second half. Soon enough, their effort yielded result with David pulling back a goal in the 46th minute.
Md Arshad further reduced the deficit with a clinical finish in the 52nd minute before B Isaya crushed Angtha FC's hope of returning home with all three points with a fine goal in the 60th minute.