YOSC, LYCC progress into quarters as 30th Shirui Lily Cup football tourney begins


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By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Mar 29 : Youth Organisation and Sporting Club (YOSC)-Khurai and Liwachangning Youth and Cultural Club (LYCC)-Chandel posted slender wins to progress into quarter finals of the 30th Shirui Lily Cup National Level Football Tournament 2022-23 which kicked off today.
The 12-team tourney is organised by Ukhrul District Sports Association under the aegis of the All Manipur Football Association on knock-out basis.
In the tourney opener, YOSC clinched a 2-1 win over CHARLAO FC to set up a quarter final date with Kuki Sporting Club (KSC).
The goals which earned YOSC the quarter final berth were scored by Daniel (32') and Lungouhao (73') while the lone goal for CHARLAO FC was scored by Thotkadhar in the 63rd minute.
Later in the second match, LYCC eked out a narrow 1-0 win over The Shepherd Football Academy (TSFA) courtesy a late 77th minute goal by Renghong.
The win earned LYCC a quarter final date with Sagolband United FC.
Classic FA-B will play NERAU in the next pre-quarter final match tomorrow from 12 noon before North Eastern Sporting Club play FC Raengdai from 2 pm.