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AMFA Cup: Liwachaning Youth won; AMOFA, J Songtun YC share points

Liwachaning Youth enjoyed the upper hand with their short and accurate passing while Langching Youth Games team was left wanting as they failed to retreat in time, to slow the pace of Liwachaning forward.

ByIFP Sports Correspondent

Updated 14 Sept 2022, 6:59 pm

(Representational Image: Unsplash)
(Representational Image: Unsplash)

Liwachaning Youth Cultural Club prevailed upon Langching Youth Games Social Education & Development Association by 3-1 goals in the 2nd AMFA Cup 2022 played at Artificial Turf, Lamlong Thongkhong.

Liwachaning Youth enjoyed the upper hand with their short and accurate passing while Langching Youth Games team was left wanting as they failed to retreat in time, to slow the pace of Liwachaning forward.

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SK Bunghong Lamkang made an impact for Liwachaning Youth in the 14th minute when he struck the opening goal and later Dilbung Renghong Lamkang came up with the second goal in the 28th minute to boost the spirit of his teammates.

Despite its inability to break the defence cordon of Liwachaning Youth team earlier on, Langching Youth finally find the loose hole in the injury time of the 45 plus 2 minutes when Thangminlun Khongsai got the better of a goalmouth melee to net home the goal to make 1-2 goals.

But Liwachaning Youth overshadowed its opponent's good work when SK Bunghong Lamkang volleyed home the winning goal in the 46th minute for the victory today. Liwachaning Youth lost one of the defenders Sagapam Suresh Singh in the 11th minute of play from a red card by referee Arun Kumar Singh Thoudam.

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In another match, All Moirang Football Association held on J Songtun Youth Club by 4-4 goals to share a point each.

Though All Moirang Football had taken full control of the game with 4-3 lead, the relentless pursuit made by J Songtun team in the dying moments of the game fetched them a good reward for the drawn result. For AMOFA team, Samson struck three goals for his hattrick while Kuman Engo chipped in one goal while for J Songtun team, Mangninhao Khongsai registered his hattrick goals while Akash Rai fetched one goal.

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All Moirang Football AssociationLiwachaning Youth Cultural ClubJ Songtun Youth ClubAMFA cupDilbung Renghong Lamkang

IFP Sports Correspondent

IFP Sports Correspondent

Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur

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