Imphal, Dec. 8: Birchandra Memorial Sporting Club defeated DSA Tamenglong by 2-1 goals in the qualifying round of the 57th Sir Churchand Singh KCSI, CBE Memorial Football Tournament 2013 at Mapal Kangjeibung today.
DSA Tamenglong managed an early goal in the 20th minute through M.G. Chamdanlung who collected a pass from Rk. Rokhopou.
The Birchandra team scored the equaliser in the 47th minute through Kh. Rahul Singh who ruffled the net after collecting a flank cross from Kh. Priyokumar Singh. Rahul Soubam scored his teamís second goal in the 55th minute after a cross from Kh. Rahul.
Birchandra Memorial Sporting Club will meet Khetri Iril Mapal Youth Club to decide the team that makes it to the final round.
MSYC Churachandpur blanked SAO Kakching 5-0 and NINOU FC beat All-Moirang Football Association by 12-11 goals yesterday.
Coaches appointed: The All-Manipur Football Association has appointed N. Public and Jimmy as coaches to conduct the football development programme for under-14 players at Tolloi in Ukhrul district from December 10 onwards.