Classic FA, SFC progress into last 16 stages of Shaheed Manoranjan Football
Classic Football Academy, Chingmeirong beat KYVO FC by a solitary goal while SFC thrashed AIM by 7-2 goals to make it to the last 16 stages of the game.
Updated on 10 Jan 2022, 6:19 pm
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Classic Football Academy, Chingmeirong beat KYVO FC by a solitary goal to move into the last 16 stages of the 12th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial CRPF Football Tournament 2021-22 played at Turf Ground, SAI Complex Takyel.
KYVO find hard to contain the young bloods of Classic FA as the latter makes some swift runs in search of the opening goal, which was hard to come by until the moment arrived in the injury time of the first when Serto Wosneilen, hoodwinked KYVO keeper to push home the all important goal in 45 plus 2 minute in the first half.
Seeking the equaliser, KYVO FC left no stone unturned but was not fortunate enough to convert some of the chances in the match to deny their further stay in the tournament. Three KYVO FC players Th Abungcha, Th Digku, H. Amarjit and Classic FA player Shachin got yellow cards for rough tackle from referee Kh Ranjit.
In another match, SFC thrashed AIM by 7-2 goals to make it to the last 16 stages of the game as well.
The SFC team started their campaign with bang with Santosh opening the goal account in the 3 minute of play and before AIM could gauge what hit them, Th Chinglemba strucks the second goal in 6 minute, to dictate terms in the game.
But not to be taken lightly, AIM collected their wits and made their move and delivered the needed boost when Ch. Akash fetched their opening goal in 27 minute. However the danger from SFC lurks frequently and finally, Th. Chinglemba snakes through to blast home his team's third goal in 41 minute to gain the upper hand. Just before the first half whistle, Simson Th made scoring look easy when he netted home SFC's fourth goal in 45 plus 4 minute.
AIM made a string of effort in the second half and got dividends when E. Joykishan made a lofted shot to the goal in 48 minute, to bring up their second goal. SFC increased their pace and brought good justice as they added three more goals from Y. Zidan in the 54th, P. James in the 69th and 74 minute for the deserving victory today.
AIM got a set back in the 67 minute when S Michael was sent off with a red card by referee Sh. Suresh while Y Bikash got a yellow card. SFC player Ch Boyboy, Simson Th also served with a yellow card in the match.
IFP Sports Correspondent
Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur