Imphal, April 30: Veteran Sports Association Nambul Mapal held MUSA Major Khul to a 2-2 draw in the 16th Challenge Cup Veteran Football Tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung today.
Veteran Sports got their break in the 12th minute through Noren Singh’s own goal. E. Toto Singh scored the second goal for them in the 24th minute to post a 2-0 lead.
MUSA got their break in the 26th minute through Muhindro Singh. The success added an aggressive stance and they scored again through Kishorechand in the 31st minute to level scores 2-2.
In another match, United Veteran Sports Association drubbed TEA Yairipok 3-0. K. Sanayai, N. Sagor and Ng. Angousana scored a goal each.
Youth Welfare Club, Langthabal, posted a three-wicket win against Model Club Chingamakha to book a semi-final berth in the Brajabihari Paul and Govind Paul Memorial Trophy, 2014 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. In a low-scoring match, Model Club chose to bat and managed 80 runs from 27.3 overs. Iboyaima scored 14 runs and Ajit Singh fetched 13 runs.
Youth bowler Bishorjit bagged four wickets.
In reply, Youth Welfare Club reached the target losing seven wickets in 27.4 overs. Electronic Singh remained unbeaten with 32 runs while Praful Mani scored 20 runs. Model Club bowler Chinglen pick up four wickets. Bishorjit was declared the Man of the Match.