Shillong, April 4: Rising Student Club outplayed Indira Gandhi Academy for Sports and Education 6-1 in a group stage match of the second edition of the Hero Indian Womens League here on Wednesday.
Rising Student Club 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 had reduced the deficit in the 54th minute through Amsavalli rayan.
Rising Student Club registered their first shot on goal in the opening minute of the match to set precedent for the remainder of the match.
Pyari Xaxa proved to be a threat for the opposition defence, leading the attack, and in the ninth minute her header from inside the box crashed into the back of the net, off a cross from the right flank, to give Rising Student Club the lead.
Shortly after 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 to triple Rising Student Club’s lead going into the half-time leading 3-0.
That wasn’t all from Rising Student Club as they continued their attacking tempo in the second half also and score another three goals. (IANS)