UFC-FC Bishnupur got the better of KYSC & L, Kha Jiri by 2-1 goals in the 1st L Itomcha Singh Memorial First Division Football League 2022-23 played at Mini Stadium, Bishnupur.
UFC took an aggressive stance right from the first whistle and got the break when Th Edwin brought up the opening goal in the 2nd minute. But not to be cowed down, KYSC&L ransacked the UFC defence in the 33th minute to push home the equaliser from A Devakananda to level 1-1 goals in half time.
However the second half proved fruitful for the UFC team with Panmei Donny snaking through to push home the winning goal in the 65th minute. UFC player Th Rishikanta and KYSC players Devakanta, Th Edison, Y Bikash got yellow cards in the match.
In the other match, OSA Oinam beat KLASA Keinou by 1-0 goals. OSA took their time against KLASA but was finally able to nail down the latter in the 76th minute when Th Malemnganba struck the all-important goal for the victory.