Imphal, April 18: LEC Bapupara thrashed Echel Club, Dibong, by 6-2 goals to move into the final of the first K. Tampaklei Under-14 Boys’ Hockey Tournament, 2014 at Jiribam in Imphal West today.
It was complete domination by the LEC team with Md Herauddin scoring the first goal in the 10th minute.
Later teammate Ch. Victor scored his team’s second goal in the 14th minute. Herauddin consolidated in the 20th minute with a third goal.
Echel Club, Dibong, got their moment with W. Surjit getting their first goal in the 22nd minute to trail 1-3. Echel Club increased the pace in the later part of the match with Y. Vicky scoring the team’s second goal in the 31st minute.
However, LEC Bapupara soon got marauding with Ch. Victor, Md Shahjahan and Md Herauddin scoring a goal each for the victory.
In the second semi-final, EYC Chandrapur blanked Kangleicha Club 3-0. Gagou scored all the three goals for EYC.
Appointed: The AIFF have appointed three referees — S. Kenedy, Rinkhahao Vasum and H. Khamba — as match officials for I-League matches in Calcutta and Pune this month.
Football: The Manipur Veteran Football Association is organising the 16th Challenge Cup Veteran Football Tournament, 2014 at Mapal Kangjeibung from Sunday.