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Manipur will face TN in National Women Football final
Sportslogon Team February 12th 2018


Bhubaneswar : Manipur will cross swords with Tamil Nadu (TN) in the final of the 23th Senior National Women Football Championship at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack

Conceding self goal in the 23rd minute by Sumitra Marandi the West Bengal team was gone to back foot. Tamil Nadu forward Indumathi took the advantages of the situation by nailing double goals in the 41st and 49th minutes. Barnal Karar of Bengal team created hope for team by scoring a goal in the 60th minute. The strong TN team was never missed any scoring opportunity, Indhrani A netted the final goal in the 88th minute and the team scripted a 4-1 win the semifinal on Monday.

In another semifinal of the day, Manipur edged out Railway team by 2-1 goals to conform their place in the final.

Manipur draw the first blood in the 13th minute through a goal by skipper NG Bala Devi, however Railway’s bounced back by scoring the equalizer in the 14th minute through their captain Yumnam Kamal Devi. The first half ended with 1-1.

After the change of sides, Bala Devi nailed the winning goal for Manipur in the 85th minute and the team entered the final. .
This news was added and updated on : February 12th 2018
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