SCK, SFC emerge victorious in IW Divn Football League Tournament

By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 16 : SCK, Kodompokpi and SFC, Tera secured comfortable victories in today's matches of the 27th L Sangita Devi Memorial 1st Division Football League Tournament underway at PAMYAL ground under the supervision of Imphal West District Football Association.
The second match of the tournament and today's first saw SCK scoring on either side of the break to beat THAU, Thangmeiband 2-0.
L Alone handed SCK the first half lead with a brilliant strike in the 17th minute before Millian dug deep to score in stoppage time (70'+3') to make it 2-0.
Meanwhile in the other match of the day, SFC enjoyed a 3-1 win over YAC, Yaiskul.
The two sides were on level terms till the break with Th Chinglensana scoring the opener of SFC in the 29th minute before Tomthoi Elangbam equalised during added time of the first half.
The second half however saw SFC dominating both the possession and scoring chances and eventually broke the stalemate in the 61st minute with P James beating YAC keeper. SFC midfielders and forwards worked in tandem to keep pressing for more goals before L Lamnganba hit the decisive goal in the 75th minute.
November 20 matches
SDC, Samurou vs THAU, Thangmeiband (group A); YUC vs SCK (Group A)