ABA overwhelm SSC 4-1 in M Ibobi Memorial 1st Divn League

By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Apr 5 : ABA-Kshetrigao romped to a 4-1 win against SSC, Sekta in the Moirangthem Ibobi Memorial First Division Football Tournament which was kicked off yesterday at XI-Star SU ground at Akampat under the aegis of the District Football Association Imphal East.
M Khupneingir shone as he netted thrice for ABA in this one sided Group B encounter.
With M Bidyananda scoring for SSC in 29th minute and M Khupneingir finding his first in the 31st minute, the two sides entered into the break with score levelled at 1-1. ABA, however, raced ahead in the second half with Khupneingir finding his second in the 42nd minute before Y David further extended the lead to 3-1 in the 55th minute.
There was no respite for SSC as ABA kept pushing for more goals and eventually Khupneingir completed his treble in the 62nd minute to ensure his team seal the game 4-1. PRYA, Khundrakpam will play DOAK, Andro in a Group A league match tomorrow.
In all, 9 teams clubbed into two groups are taking part in this 1st Division Football League Tournament.