In Friday’s group C encounter in the first match of the ongoing Len and Sang Trophy, Taphou Football Club devastated Ninou Football Club with a 4-0 win to earn a full point.
Ngamminlen (19'), Mangginhao (21'), Daniel (70'), and Sehthang (74') scored for the Taphou side at Brig. M. Thomas ground Kangpokpi District Headquarters.
In a group A encounter in the second match, Twilang Area Sporting Association had a narrow 1-0 win over Kangpokpi Youth Union to enter into the second league round.
The winning goal for TASA was scored by Lalkhanlen in the 10th minute.
Th. Premchand Singh shone brightly with four goals to sail Manipur Terrier Imphal into the second league round as the army team overwhelmed Senapati's Angkailongdi Football Club 6-0 in a group a C encounter in the third match.
Th. Premchand Singh found a brilliant opener in the 11th minute before scoring a hattrick (47', 50', 60') after R.N. Ngatangmi's goal in the 20th minute as Paotinmoi added another goal in the 68th minute to seal the game 6-0.
Manipur Terrier's striker Th. Premchand Singh has so far six goals in his boot with two goals in their first match with Taphou FC and four goals in today's match with Angkailongdi FC.
In the last first league round matches on Saturday, Satkhohen and Sumkhomang Memorial Team will play Saikotjang Youth Club in the first match, and Eimi Students' Fellowship, Maram will take on Golngai Football Club in the second match while Hintwi Football Club will clash with unbeaten TYPOM Maohing in the third match.
After Saturday’s matches, a new fixture for the second league round will be drawn where MSL and AMFA Cup teams will start featuring in the league.