1st CM and 14th Loktak TrophyKLASA hold SU to 1-1draw, confirm last-8 round berth

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Mar 20 : A last gasp goal helped KLASA, Keinou hold Sagolband United (SU) to a 1-1 draw and seal a place in the quarterfinals of the ongoing 1st CM and 14th Loktak Trophy.
Langamba scored in the 14th minute to help SU take a 1-0 first half lead but S Kenedy scored three minutes into the added time to put KLASA on level terms.
The game eventually ended in a 1-1 draw and KLASA, having won the first game 1-0 against GDC, eventually confirmed their place from Group B.
SU will play GDC in the last Group B match.
SSU scratched, TRAU earn three points
The All Moirang Football Association (AMOFA) that is organising the tournament has scratched SSU, Singjamei from the tournament for failing to turn up for today's Group A match against TRAU.
AMOFA, in a notification, maintained that TRAU have been awarded all three points and declared 2-0 winners as per tournament conduct rules. The organisers further forfeited three points SSU have collected from their 2-0 win against ESU in the previous match (on March 11) and awarded ESU all three points.
AMOFA also wrote to the All Manipur Football Association regarding the matter and sought disciplinary action against the erring team.