Shillong [Meghalaya], April 4 (ANI): Rising Student Club steamed past Indira Gandhi Academy for Sports and Education 6-1 in a group stage match of the second edition of the Indian Women's League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.
Rising Student Club (RSC) maintained their grip throughout the match and braces by Pyari Xaxa , Anju Tamang and Sanju led the club to an easy win. Indira Gandhi Academy scored their lone goal in the 54th minute through Amsavalli Narayanan.
Pyari proved to be a threat for the opposition defence, leading the attack, and in the 9th minute her header from inside the box crashed into the back of the net, off a cross from the right flank, to give her side the lead.
Shortly in the 13th minute, Pyari once again burst into the box but this time she acutely slipped the ball beneath the onrushing goalkeepers' legs to double Rising Student Club's lead. In the 27th minute, Anju Tamang blasted her shot into the back of the net make the score 3-0.
Sanju's strike in the 50th minute made it 4-0 for Rising Student Club. Indira Gandhi Academy pulled their lone goal back in the 54th minute through Amsavalli.
In the 58th minute, Rising Student forced Indira Gandhi Academy to make a goal-line clearance and two minutes later, at the other end; Indira Gandhi Academy fluffed their chance infront of goal.
For RSC Anju Tamnag's goal in the 83rd minute and Sanju's strike from a tight angle in the 87th minute added more gloss to the scoreline. The full-time scoreline read 6-1 as Rising Student Club registered an easy win over their opponents. (ANI)