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KFA Night Tourney: All set for football, volleyball finale

Phat Chomkhat Sporting Club (PCSC), Saparmeina and Vomthang Memorial Team (VMT), L Lhangnom cruised through to the final of the Kuki Football Academy's Open Night Football Tournament

ByKangpokpi Correspondent

Updated 30 Oct 2022, 3:46 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

Debutante Phat Chomkhat Sporting Club (PCSC), Saparmeina and Vomthang Memorial Team (VMT), L Lhangnom cruised through to the final of the Kuki Football Academy's Open Night Football Tournament to be played on Monday evening at D Phaihel village in Kangpokpi district. 

Of over 50 participating teams, the two debutants managed to make it to the final. 

In the first thrilling semi-finals match on Saturday evening, Phat Chomkhat Sporting Club edged past contender Henthang Lhunlal Memorial Team, K Gamnomphai Motbung with a narrow 2-1 victory to book the final berth. 

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Thanglenkai found the opener for the Saparmeina side in the 10th minute before Jangminlal doubled the lead in the 90+3 minutes while the memorial team got a penalty in the last minute of the injury time which was beautifully converted by Thangcha to pull back a goal for the memorial team. 

In the second match, Vomthang Memorial Team (VMT), L Lhangnom drubbed AMFA Cup team Jamsat Songtun Youth Club (JSYC) 2-0 to sail through to the final. 

Seikhohao shines bright with his brace in the 19th, and 60th minutes to give the debutant memorial team its maiden final berth. 

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In the men's volleyball semifinal match, Saikotjang Youth Club defeated Doulhun Memorial Team in a 3-1 set (24/12, 24/25, 25/15, 25/17) to book the final berth while in the second semifinal match, Galbung Saikul defeated Complex Kangpokpi in a narrow 3-2 set (25/20, 24/25, 25/20, 24/25, 25/24) to enter the final round. 

In women's volleyball, Teenstar defeated Saikotjang Youth Club in a 3-1 set (21/6, 21/6, 20/21, 21/10) while Rangers Kangpokpi defeated Women Police Kangpokpi in a straight three-set (21/14, 21/14, 21/11).

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Kangpokpi Correspondent

Kangpokpi Correspondent

KANGPOKPI district, Manipur

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