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Gokulam Kerala FC inch closer to semifinals with win over Panjim

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

FC registered their fourth win in as many matches at the 2018-19 Hero Indian Women's League, as they beat Panjim Footballers 2-0 at the here on Saturday.

internationals Sanju and Anju Tamang were on target for the side, but it was their teenage sensation Manisha, who bossed the midfield and stole the show to take the of the Match award.

It was defence-versus-attack all through as Gokulam took the initiative from early on. The side were without their charismatic Dalima Chhibber, who had picked up a knock in the previous game.

However, Sanju, who had the captain's armband for the day, responded brilliantly. The international received a pass from the right, set herself up, and unleashed a drive into the bottom corner.

FC posted their second win as they beat 2-1.

FC's Nigerian was the star of the show as she controlled the midfield and also scored an absolute scorcher from long range.

started off the game with the higher tempo, incessantly going on the attacks in the early exchanges.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 19:26 IST