ELYSA beat SLYO 2-1 as Tbl First Division Football League Tournament resumes

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 21 : ELYSA, Phoudel beat SLYO, Tekcham by 2-1 goals in the second match of the DFA Thoubal 1st Division Football League Tournament which was suspended for several months owing to Covid pandemic.
ELYSA enjoyed a 1-0 lead till the break at Thoubal Kshetrileikai ground before scoring another in the second half.
It was Md Imtiyas who drew first blood in the 16th minute before Kh Anash doubled the advantage for ELYSA in the 46th minute of the match. Misfiring SLYO managed to pull back a goal in the 73rd minute via M Rabindra but their hope of salvaging a draw did not materialize as ELYSA defence held firm to thwart successive challenges to keep their lead intact till the final whistle.
HISU, Thoubal Melaground will take on PALYC, Phundrei in the next match tomorrow.
It may be noted that the five team tournament kicked off on April 18 before it was suspended due to second wave of Covid pandemic. The opening match was played between HKKSA, Haokha Kiyam Siphai and PALYC, Phundrei and ended in a 2-2 draw. HKKSA will meet ELYSA in their next match on November 23.