ASSA Sangaiyumpham wins the opener in Winner's Cup 2021
The opening match of the 25th Thangjam Birachandra-Maipakpi Memorial Winner's Cup for Men 2021-22 was played at Thoubal Khetri Leikai on Tuesday,
Updated on 15 Dec 2021, 4:23 pm
ASSA Sangaiyumpham blanked KRFC Moirang by 2-0 goals in the opening match of the 25th Thangjam Birachandra-Maipakpi Memorial Winner's Cup for Men 2021-22 played at Thoubal Khetri Leikai, which is being played on home and away basis.
ASSA playing in front of its home crowd, gets the breakthrough in the 30 minute play when Md Ejaz Ahamad for the lead in the first half. Taking further dig in the match, Md Ejaz rose to the occasion, pumping home the winning goal in 52 minute for the victory.
The match got its ugly share of booking from the referee with players from both sides, wrangling for consolidation and equalizer, resulting in three yellow cards for ASSA players and two for KRFC team.
IFP Sports Correspondent
Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur