XI Star Sporting Union wins big in Maharajkumar Ghanendrajit Super League

L Joshidash proved to be trumpcard of XI Star Sporting Union as he provided the lead in the 23 minute of play to enjoy the first half play.


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XI Star Sporting Union, Akhampat beat UPAA Kiyamgei by 3-1 goals in the Maharajkumar Ghanendrajit Memorial Super Division Footbal League Tournament 2021, organised by Imphal East District Football Association and played at Akhampat Ground, Imphal East.

L Joshidash proved to be trumpcard of XI Star Sporting Union as he provided the lead in the 23 minute of play to enjoy the first half play.

Taking further grips in the match, XI Star Sporting Union consolidated in the second half with L Joshidash getting his second goal in the 50 minute to boost the morale of his team. However, UPAA, which had a luckless run in the earlier minute, forayed deep but Ch Akash brought up his team first goal in the 59 minute to trial by 1-2 goals.

UPAA’s joy short-lived as XI Star Sporting Union, jumped back strongly with Y Hemson getting his team third goal in the 86 minute for the victory on Thursday. XI Star player S Thoinao and UPAA player Ng Sona got booked with a yellow card each from referee Y Hemanta Singh for dangerous play.

 

First Published:March 26, 2021, 1:16 a.m.

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