KFA's Open Night Football TourneyKMT Khongngam, KMC Imphal move into round of 22
KANGPOKPI, Nov 16: KMT Khongngam and Kuki Modern College Imphal too joined other eighteen contenders in the round of 22 of the ongoing Kuki Football Academy's Open Night Football Tournament at D Phaihel village.
Eighteen teams had already qualified for the round of 22 before yesterday evening matches.
KMT Khongngam sailed through to the round of 22 yesterday after beating Saikotjang Youth Club 2-0 in a one sided round of 44 encounter. It was Paominlal who fired home the opener in the 20th minute for the Khongngam team before Tongminhao scored the ultimate goal in the 43rd minute.
In yesterday's second match, between Kuki Modern College Imphal and Y Langkhong Youth Club played out a 2-2 draw during normal time and the match was eventually decided via tie breaker wherein Kuki Modern College Imphal sealed a narrow victory.
Hemginsei (33rd) and Lenboi (40th) scored for Kuki Modern College Imphal while Manggoulen (55th) and Jangkhopao (59th) scored for Langkhong's side.
Only two matches of round of 44 are left following yesterday's matches and the round of 22 will begin from November 17.