U-17 Girls State Subroto CupImphal East, Pherzawl complete semi-finals line up


By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jul 8 : Imphal East and Pherzawl joined Imphal West and Bishnupur in the semi-finals line up of the State Level Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament for U-17 Girls organised by Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of Manipur.
Imphal East's Free Progress Academy who have beaten Shiroy HS 9-0 in the first leg (two-team Group D league round), notched up a 6-1 win today at Artificial Turf Ground, Lamlong Thongkhong to complete the sweep and earn a semi-final ticket.
Free Progress Academy were in command from the onset of the game and took a 4-1 first half lead via goals by L Riya (2'), Mangpineng (10', 32') and N Lamnganbi (16') before completing the 6-1 thrashing.
Chanchan scored the Ukhrul team's only goal in the 5th minute while the second half goals for the winning side were scored by P Priya (23') and K Anju Chanu (41').
Free Progress Academy will play Imphal West's Wangoi HS in the first semi-final match from 9 am tomorrow.
In a Group A dead rubber match, Merilyn M goal in the 7th minute gave Maha Union Govt HS a 1-0 win over Eklavya Model Residential School, Kangpokpi.
In another inconsequential Group B league match, Tuibuang Govt HS overwhelmed Don Bosco HS 23-0 courtesy 10 goals from Ruby Thie (2', 4',13', 14', 28', 31', 42', 45', 48', 49') and 8 goals from Lhingdeikim (9', 12', 17', 35', 36', 41', 44', 46').
Esher Tin (6', 47') and Babyching (18', 30') also scored two goals apiece in this one sided encounter as Nengkhangthem netted a goal in the 26th minute.
Meanwhile in the crucial Group C league match, RK Sanatombi Vidyalaya, Jiribam and Pherzawl's Bukpi Govt HS played out a 1-1 draw in the regulation time before the winners were decided via draw of lot wherein the Pherzawl team emerged the luckier team and set up semi-final date with Madhumati Govt HS, Bishnupur. The match starts at 7.30 am.