IMPHAL, September 30: TRAU, Kwakeithel defeated USA, Khurai with a brace from Bikram today in the 33rd match of the Manipur State League at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium today.
In another match of the day today, NEROCA, Sangakpam defeated KSC, Lambulane by 1-0.
In the first match of the day, L Bikram struck twice to win three points for TRAU.
The first came from a spot kick in the 27th minute. The penalty was awarded after Boyesh Rangla of USA handed the ball inside the penalty area.
Bikram struck his second of the match in the 41st minute.
Meanwhile, the referee handed a caution to S Piba Singh of TRAU in the 54th minute.
After TRAU took a 2-0 lead in the first half of the match itself, USA had several chances in the second half to score but fail to convert any.
Meanwhile, in the second match, KSC dominated throughout the match and had more ball possession even though NEROCA had won the match by a lone goal.
NEROCA’s goal was scored in the 45th minute by Kh Satish.
Three NEROCA players including scorer Satish (17th), L Manitombi (54th) and H Chakravorty (83) and KSC player Thomas Khup Vaiphei (17th) were shown yellow cards during the match.