Imphal, Sep 2: Manipur defeated Tripura by 5-1 goals in the Sub-Junior Boys National Football Championship 2017-18 Qualifying round for North East Zone played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak.
Manipur should have won in greater goal margin but lacked of direction wasted theirs chances. Hoever MK.Chongsu Chothe scored two goals while skipper E.Santoshkumar Singh, Zlex Khangrakpam and M.Jetlee chip in with a goal each.
The lone goal for Tripura was scored by Nokbar Jamatia who also got a yellow card in the match and had to made a sad exit from the championship as they lost two match in a row. In tomorrow match, Assam will take on Arunachal Pradesh.
League: IWSC Khumbong beat KSC Lambulane by a solitary goal in the 7th K.Karnajit Singh Memorial 2nd Division Football League 2017 played at Loitang Khunou, Imphal West.
The winning goal for Khumbong was struck by Seityajit in the 40 plus one minute. In the second match, UPC Pishum blanked MSC Malom by 4-0 goals. Umakanta Singh struck two goals in the 26th, 65th minute while Ningthouja fetch one goal in 70 plus one minute while MSC player Karan Singh concedded an own goal in 59 minute.