IE Super Divn Football : USA seal 1-0 win against PYA
By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Mar 26 : USA, Khurai sealed a slender 1-0 win against PYA, Kairang in the ongoing Maharaj Ghanendrajit Memorial Super Division Football League tournament at XI-Star Ground, Akampat.
The lone goal that helped USA earn their first win in two matches was scored by G Gaizing Kamei in the 57th minute.
The two sides started the game on a cautious note and settled for a goalless draw despite few chances on both ends.
USA, which lost 0-3 to XI-Star Sporting Union in their previous game, were good in defending late charges after taking the lead through G Gaizing and eventually finished the game 1-0.
Yesterday, in the 5th match of the tournament XI-Star Sporting Union, Akampat cruised to a comfortable 3-1 win over UPAA, Kiyamgei for the second win and to climb on top of the table.
L Joshidash was on target twice and Y Hemson scored once for the winning side in this slightly one sided encounter.
L Joshidash put XI-Star SU upfront in the 23rd minute and completed his double in the 50th minute to make it 2-0. UPAA toiled harder to come back into the game after Joshidash double and were able to reduce the margin through Ch Akash's goal in the 59th minute. They however failed to sustain pressure and to their disappointment, Y Hemson scored a late goal for XI-Star SU making their comeback impossible.
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