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Manipur State League 2021: UKB upset NISA by 2-1 goals as SU and YUFC share points

The 14th MSL is organised by AMFA at Artificial Turf, Lamlong Thongkhong, Imphal East.

ByIFP Sports Correspondent

Updated on 15 Dec 2021, 4:14 pm

(Representational Image: Unsplash)

(Representational Image: Unsplash)

UKB Churachandpur got the better of NISA Thangmeiband by 2-1 goals in the 14th Manipur State League 2021 sponsored by Kh Joykishan Singh and organised by AMFA at Artificial Turf, Lamlong Thongkhong, Imphal East.

UKB and NISA seemed to take less risk in the first part of the match as they engrossed themselves in mid-field tussle rather than having the offensive mindset, to render the first half goaless.

However UKB started to rolls out in the second half with Paolenlai Khongsai, finding the right angle to scored the first goal in 48 minute and later it took little time for them consolidate their position as Manglienboi Neihsal struck the second goal in 52 minute to take 2-0 goals lead.

NISA strategy failed to ignite spark in the game but nevertheless continues their game and finally they got the needed push when L Shanker found the net in the 74 minute, which turns out to be the last in the match as well. UKB players Manglienboi Neihsal, Hemrenga Lunkim got yellow cards in the match.

In the other match, YUFC Ukhrul hold on Sagolband United by 1-1 goals to share a point each. YUFC team started their offensive early in the game but proved fruitful in the 33 minute when Yarmipei Shang netted home the opening goal.

As the game eggs on, Sagolband United finally got the equaliser with N Binan scoring in the 85 minute for the drawn result. Sagolband player Rocky got a yellow card in the match.


First published:15 Dec 2021, 4:14 pm


IFP Sports Correspondent

IFP Sports Correspondent

Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur

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