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Rising Students Club beat KRYHPSA to enter fil

Shillong, April 12: KRYHPSA lost to Rising Students Club 3-4 on pelties in the semi-fils of the second edition of the Indian Womens League (IWL) after the full-time produced a 0-0 draw at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Thursday.
The first half started in an electric manner as KRYHPSA wasted little time in formalities and Bala Devi almost scored in the 1st minute, but her volley from inside the box went inches past the goal.
KRYHPSA overwhelmed Rising Students Club in the early minutes of the match and the opposition custodian saved Grace’s lob attempt in the 10th minute with ease. Rising Student Club’s goalkeeper Tiki Samal made two back-to-back saves in the 17th and 21st minutes to keep her side in the game.
Pyari Xaxa had an excellent opportunity to put Rising Students Club in the lead in the 28th minute, but her shot from close range went past the opposing custodian.
Although both teams created equal goal scoring opportunities neither proved to be clinical infront of goal and at the way point both teams went into the tunnel on level pegging with the scoreline reading 0-0.
Changing over, Rising Student Club domited the exchanges and fostered goal scoring opportunities but lack of being clinical infront of goal saw a switch in momentum. IANS