Hiyai FA-A vs YOSC; Golden FA vs Endeavour SS in Basanta Kumar Memorial Football semis

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jul 8 : Hiyai FA-A will play YOSC, Khurai and Golden FA will take on Endeavour SS in the semi-final matches of the 1st Basanta Kumar Memorial Football (5-a-side) Tournament being underway at Poloi Turf, Chingarel Tejpur.
Hiyai FA-A made it to the semi-finals with a 6-0 thumping of Nganba FC-A today in the first quarter final match.
Somendro opened the scoring in the 9th minute in this one sided encounter before Deepak doubled the advantage after 17 minutes. Luxmikanta scored the third goal in the 20th minute and Deepak completed his double in the 21st minute before Musha (22') and Aditya (24') took their turns to add a goal each and completed the 6-0 rout.
Meanwhile in the second quarter final match, YOSC, Khurai beat Poloi Sports School 3-2 on penalties after a 3-3 draw in regulation time. Punshiba (5', 8', 30') scored it for YOSC in regulation time while Lamnganba (19', 25', 41') scored for Poloi Sports School. In the shoot-out, Sakip, Sohail and Punshiba found the target for the winning side as only Victor and Lamnganba scored from the spot.
In the third quarter final match, Ritish (2', 28'), Sanatomba (5', 11'), David (22', 26') netted two goals each to hand Golden FA an 8-1 win over Nganba FC-B.
Gairangmei (32') and Golden (38') also were on target for Golden FA as Turish scored the only goal for Nganba FC-B in the 16th minute.
Later in the fourth quarter final match, Endeavour Soccer School rode on Chetan hattrick (1', 3', 9') and Mamesh brace (39', 40') to brush aside ESU 6-1.
N Tomthin also got his name on the scoresheet adding once in the 16th minute for the winning team as Md Asif hit the solitary goal for ESU.