With the medal dearth hovering for a second day, Manipur received yet another setback as Men's football team crashed out of the 36th National Games 2022 played at Trans Stadia, Gujarat.
In the last match of the qualifying rounds, Manipur faced Kerala and were leading by 2-0 goals at one stage of the game. But Kerala made a dramatic surge in the latter stages of the game to pull off 3-2 goals, for the victory.
As for the Women's boxing event, Samin Banu Khullakpam of Manipur boxed her way to the quarter final beating Jyoti of Delhi Thursday.
Manipur State League: MPSC, Ganggam Soccer Club put up impressive wins
Manipur Police Sports Club Thursday finally able to break their jinx to nail down Young Physique Union, Lalambung by 3-1 goals in the 15th Manipur State League 2022 played at Artificial Turf, Lamlong Thongkhong.
After a long lull of unsuccessful run in the league, the wins provided a sense of relief for the policemen, who were a force to reckon with in earlier matches, to re-work their plan for the remaining games.
Young Physique Union made the surprise move in 25 minute of the play when W. Sadananda came up with the opening goal. But Manipur Police SC pulled their socks up and replied positively when N. Arjun fetched the equaliser in 37 minute to make 1-1 goals.
The second fared much better for the Policemen as they consolidated the scorecard with K.Umakanta netting home in 69 minute and later Young Physique Union player P.Can Meetei conceded an own goal in 90 plus 1 minute in MPSC favour for the win.
Three Policemen Khem Bahadur, K.Umakanta, L.Rishikanta and Young Physique players M.Leishemba, Y.Kamando got yellow cards in the match.
In another match, Ganggam Soccer Club beat Tiddim Road Athletic Union by 2-1 goals. Seigoumang Guite scored both the goals for Ganggam SC while Bishal Robidas fetched the lone goal for TRAU.
Manipur defeated by 143 runs in Women's T-20 Cricket
Manipur received a setback losing to Maharashtra by 134 runs in Women's U-19 T-20 Trophy 2022-23 played at Cricket Stadium, Sector 16, Chandigarh. Maharashtra made 176 runs for 2 wickets while in reply Manipur were dismissed for a paltry 42 runs for 10 wickets. Maharashtra batsman KN Mulla made an unbeaten 98 runs from 58 balls.
2nd Division League: LYVO, Angel Club triumph in Balananda
LYVO Lamlanghupi outplayed TYDA FA, Toubul by 2-1 goals in 16th Late N.Balananda Singh Memorial Second Division Football League 2022-23 played at Bishnupur Mini Stadium. TYDA made the impression first with Ksh.Frenky getting the leading goal in 19 minute but Rungkung John drew parity when he scored in 32 minute. Later Haojalen Telien bangs home the winning goal in the 55 minute of play. In the second match, Angel Club, Thinungei blanked YWA Ningthoukhong by 3-0 goals. H.Bindo, L.Yaiphaba and M.Lamjingba Luwang scored a goal each for Angel Club.
Anal Khunou, Kankhu Athletics record win in Chandel First Division League
Anal Khuou YC and Modi CSC settled for 1-1 goals to share a point each in ADC Chandel Trophy First Division Football League 2022 played at Liwa Sarei Ground, Chandel. Berash came up with the opening goal for Anal Khunou team in 27 minute but Richard provided the equaliser for Modi team in 38 minute, to share a point each. Kankhu Athletics FC drubbed Chumbang YC by 6-2 goals to collect full points. Thumtha scored three goals for Kankhu Athletics while Mission fetched two goals and Shelthahring picked up the sixth goal from a penalty. For Chumbang YC, Daimus and Ahong chipped in with a goal each. DC Chandel 2nd Division: UNISA edge out Paraolon YC by 3-1 goals while Lamphou Pasna YC got the better of Penaching YC by 6-5 goals during kicks from penalty marks after both teams had tied with 2-2 goals in normal time play.
CT Hir Secondary School in last 16 stages of 61st Subroto Cup
CT Higher Secondary School, Mayang Imphal have made it to the quarter final of the Junior Boys (U 17) of the 61st Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2022. Other schools that have qualified for the quarter final round are 10+2 Zila School, Chaibasa West, Singhun, Jharkhand; Tripura Sports School, Agartala, Tripura; Govt. Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 37B, Chandigarh; MIC EMHSS, Athanikkal, Valluvambram, Malappuram, Kerala; Govt. Haulawng High School, Lunglei, Mizoram; Pilgrim Higher Secondary School, Dimapur, Nagaland and St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong, Meghalaya. The quarter finals will be played on Sunday at Ambedkar Stadium and Subroto Park Football Ground.