IMPHAL, May 11: MEIRAA and SSA defeated their opponents in today’s matches of 35th mens and 17th women state league hockey tournament being held at Khuman Lampak.
In the first match, MEIRAA defeated SYUC by 3-2 while SSA had a convincing win against YAC with a 5-0 scoreline.
MEIRAA had early lead in the first match as S Alexander scored in the 2nd minute of the match. However, P Rakesh equalised in the 26th thereby levelling the score.
MEIRAA maintain the lead again in the 33rd minute through a goal from Roheshkumar which was once again equalised by SYUC with a fine goal from M Dhananjoy in the 47th minute.
Th Anand put in third goal for MEIRAA in the 59th minute which eventually seperated the two teams.
In the second match, SSA outclassed YAC with a thumping 5-0 win.
H Mani and H Romi scored two goals each for SSA while S Bishwaskumar scored the other goal.