1st Maipakpi Memorial Trophy 2022Yairipok FC, Thoubal FC register wins for slots in quarterfinals

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Sep 22: Yairipok FC downed DLC Heirok 4-1 while Thoubal FC had a 2-1 victory over KMY FC today at the ongoing 1st Maipakpi Memorial Trophy 2022 organised by Mangal Foundation, Heirok to book slots in the quarterfinals.
In the 3rd pre-quarterfinals match between Yairipok FC and DLC Heirok, Amarjit scored the opener in the 16th minute to give Yairipok FC the lead.
Taj Khan scored another goal in the 24th minute while James netted the third goal of the match in the 30+1' minute to give Yairipok FC a 3-0 lead by the end of the first half.
Kafoi pulled back a goal in the 52nd minute to close the gap to 1-3 but Nawaz added another goal for Yairipok FC in the 57th minute to give his team a 4-1 win over DLC Heirok.
In the 4th pre-quarterfinals match played between Thoubal FC and KMY FC, Thoubal FC had a 2-1 win.
Tom Joseph scored the opening goal of the match in the 12th minute of the game to give KMY FC a 1-0 lead. The equalizer came in the 32nd minute in the form of a goal by Denny.
With the first half ending in a 1-1, both teams pushed harder in the second  half to regain control of the game.
Thoubal FC's Pougba found a breakthrough in the 51st minute as he scored the second goal for his team. With KMY FC unable to level the score, the match ended in a 2-1 win for Thoubal FC.