KSA, Tanu FC progress to last 16-round in M Rabichandra Memorial Football tourney

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 3 : KSA FC Khuyathong beat Real FB Academy- Top Siphai 9-8 on sudden death after the two sides remained locked at 2-2 during regulation time of the second match in the 12th State Level M Rabichandra Memorial Open Football Tournament at Kyamgei Mayai Leikai Ground.
Rakesh (2') and Dayananda (37') scored for the Khuyathong side during normal time while Alvinson (2') and Bikash (36') scored for the losing team.
KSA FC will play SYDA FC, who got a first round bye, in the last-16 round of the tournament.
Later in the day, Kh Jolly's goal in the 35th minute was more than enough for Tanu FC-Heirok to beat YDC-Kyamgei Muslim 1-0 and advance to the pre-quarter final stage of the tournament.
Apunba FC will play Gambhir Singh FC in the next match tomorrow from 1 pm before Arapti FC play Mangang FC in the other match of the day from 2 pm.