| Athletic Brothers (in yellow) and Citizen Club players in action at Khuman Lampak stadium in Imphal on Wednesday. Telegraph picture |
Imphal, Aug. 21: Athletic Brothers Association held Citizen Club to a 1-1 draw in the Maharaj Kumar Ghanendrajit Memorial Super Division Football League, 2013 played at Artificial Football Turf, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex.
The Athletic Brothers Association got the early breakthrough in the 24th minute after M. Milanís attempt to hit the ball was collected by Md Azaruddin, who slammed home the opening goal for the lead.
Citizen Club, who missed the opportunity in the earlier minute, rode back confidently in the second half but a goal eluded them. However, Somi Rongmei fetched the equaliser after getting the better of a goalmouth melee in the 59th minute to level the scores. Both teams then played safe to share a point each.
Citizen Club have 10 points while Athletic Brothers Association are with 8 in the league. Athletic Brothers Association players Giyasuddin and Abdul Azad Shah were shown yellow cards in the match.
First Division: North Eastern Sporting Union blanked United Pukhao Sporting Association by 2-0 goals in the M. Ibobi Singh Memorial First Division Football League played earlier at the same venue. L. Lalit scored the opening goal in the 22nd minute while Seilen Hao got his team the second goal in the 67th minute for the victory.
Imphal West Football: Yaiskul Athletic Club thrashed CYLC Chingamathak by 5-1 goals in the 20th L. Sangita Devi Memorial First Division Football League, 2013 played at SKYC Ground, Sekmai.
S. Ingoba struck the opening goal for Yaikul Athletic team in the eighth minute but CYLC drew parity with Priyo Singh fetching the equaliser in the 18th minute to level 1-1 in the first half.
However, the second half belonged to the Yaiskul team with M. Hemendro fetching his teamís second goal in the 41st minute. Later, S. Ingocha netted in two goals in quick succession in the 56th and 57th minutes and Cherimei wrapped it up with a goal in the 67th minute for the victory.
Semey Ashang of CYLC Chingamathak got a yellow card in the match.
In another match, IBSA Yumnam Leikai blanked CHIKL Chajing by 3-0 goals. Ng. Rishi struck two goals while Kh. Rahul fetched one goal for victory.
Yumnam Leikai player Y. Madal got a yellow card in the match.
Second Division: Kakching Popular Sporting Club emerged champion in the DSA Kakching Second Division Football League Tournament, 2013 played at Kakching in Thoubal district. The KPSC finished on top with 15 points and have been elevated to first division. YPO Sora came second with 12 points in the league.
Badminton tournament: Manipur University PG Classes claimed the menís title of the eighth Rk. Brojendro Memorial MU Inter-College Badminton Tournament 2013-14 held at MU Complex, Canchipur. MU PG Classes beat NG College by 2-0 game while Liberal College took the womenís title, beating GP Women College 2-0.