By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jul 1 : Nganba FC (A) and Endeavour SS prevailed in their respective group league matches on day two of the 1st Basanta Kumar Memorial 5 A-Side (35 kg) Football Tournament being organised by Poloi Group.
In the opening Group C -match, Nganba FC (A) picked up full points as they sealed a convincing 7-1 win against Bung FC.
O Tolen opened the account for the winning team in the 2nd minute while his team-mate W Langamba doubled the lead in the 9th minute.
W Langamba also netted two more goals in the 30th and 33th minute to ensure the big win for Nganba FC (A).
The other scorers of Nganba FC (A) are Th Chingthongamba, Rison and Geeten.
The only goal of the losing side was scored by Ng Thoi in the 35th minute.
Endeavour SS outperformed Hiyai FA (B) in the Group-D encounter as the former rained goals and beat their opponent 6-1.
Interestingly, Endeavour SS netted two goals in the first five minutes of the match through Mamesh (1') and Cheton (3) while Tomthin struck the third goal for the winning side in the 18th minute.
Hiyai FA (B) had a faint hope of returning to the game as Mamesh scored in the wrong end in the 28th minute and reduced the goal deficit to 2 but Endeavour SS responded positively by scoring three more goals through Rimoson (34', 36') and Yohenba (40+1').
Fixture for July 2
KSYC, Khurai vs Pakhangba FA (Group A)
Red Machine FA vs Poloi Sports School (Group B)
Langei FA vs Golden FA (Group C)
YOSC Khurai vs RFCC Keinou (Group D).