KSC, FFCC reach Nganbi Memorial Football tourney semis

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 3 : KSC-Kongba edged out BPYC-Bashikhong Panthoibi by 3-2 goals in a keenly contested quarter final match of the ongoing 6th Thingujam (O) Nganbi Devi Memorial Football Tournament.
KSC took a 2-1 first half lead as Roberth (18') and Ronaldo (29') were on target before Langamba of BPYC converted a penalty in the 40th minute.
Nonglemba gave KSC a two goal cushion with a fine goal in the 63rd minute before Langamba converted another penalty in the 74th minute to make it 2-3 at the end.
KSC will meet FFCC Angtha, who saw off ABA-Kshetrigao by a slender 1-0 margin in the third quarter final match staged earlier, in the semi-final.
The lone goal that ensured FFCC the semi-final berth was scored by K Donel in the 46th minute.
BSU will play SYDO in the first semi-final match tomorrow from 1.30 pm before the KSC vs FFCC clash at the same time on January 5.