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Rising Student's Club beat Kryhpsa to enter finals of IWL

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

Rising prevailed over Kryhpsa 4-3 in the to enter the final of the second edition of the after the regulation and extra time ended in a goalless draw here today.

Although both teams created equal scoring opportunities in the regular time, neither proved to be clinical in front of goal.

Changing over, Rising dominated exchanges and created goal scoring opportunities.

In the 62nd minute, KRYHPSA almost took the lead when Ratanbala Devi rounded the opposing and although her shot was saved, she tried to flick home the rebound.

The Rising defence threw bodies into the box and saw away the danger.

In the 73rd minute, Rising rattled the woodwork when a shot from inside the box gave KRYHPSA a scare. Seven minutes later, Rising had another chance when Subhadra Sahu went clear of the defence, but her shot from outside the box went wide of the goal.

In the dying minutes of the match, Bala Devi's header off a corner-kick went over the bar as the full-time scoreline read 0-0.

With both teams playing cautiously, the only chance in the first half of extra time came in the 102nd minute when Ratanbala Devi's shot from the edge of the box was dealt with by a heavy tackle.

In the 110th minute, Bala Devi's shot rattled the woodwork from handshaking distance as KRYHPSA looked to seal the fate of the match. However, neither team was able to score a goal as the scoreline after 120 minutes of play read 0-0.

In the penalty shoot-out, Rising emerged victors.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 16:50 IST
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