IMPHAL, April 27: NEROCA defeated YUC by 7-3 in today’s first match of 3rd Th Birendra football academy state level U-13 football tournament being held at Toubungkhok.
For the winners Kh Lucky scored four goals in the 11th, 17th, 36th and 43rd minute while Manilal Gurung, P David and M Mangleiba scored one goal each.
Goals for YUC were scored by Priyananda, Mangal and P Hemchandra.
In the second match, GSC defeated Linthoi FC by 4-2.
Thoungamba scored the opening goal for GSC in the 10th minute which was equalised by Bikash in the 15th minute.
The other goal for GSC were scored by Ng Kenedy (24th), Aboy (37th) and Priyokumar (47) while the second goal for Linthoi was scored by N Leingakpa in the 26th minute.
The third match of the day was played between XI Star and City Club in which the former won by a solitary goal scored by Jamesh in the 48th minute.