KRYPHSA Football Club Qualifies from Manipur for Next Season's Indian Women's League

KRYPHSA Football Club Qualifies from Manipur for Next Season's Indian Women's League

KRYPHSA FC thrashed Indian Women's League 2019 runners-up Manipur Police SC 6-0 to qualify for the tournament's next season.

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New Delhi: KRYPHSA Football Club will represent Manipur in next season's Indian Women's League (IWL) after winning the 10th AMFA Senior Women's Football League with a thumping 6-0 win over Manipur Police SC on the final day at the Khuman Lampak in Imphal.

The 10th AMFA Senior Women's League was played between four teams - KRYPHSA FC, Eastern Sporting Union (ESU), YWC and Manipur Police SC (MPSC) - on a double leg basis and KRYPHSA won the tournament.

The final day of the tournament was on Saturday, where Roja Devi scored a hat-trick while Ratanbala Devi, Ranjana Chanu and Dangmei Grace for the back of the net once each to qualify for the IWL in a remarkable fashion.

KRYPHSA lost only one match in the qualifiers and that was in the first leg against MPSC on October 18, where Bala Devi had scored a brace to cancel out Ratanbala's goal.

KRYPHSA qualified for the IWL after accumulating 15 points from six games and with a goal difference of 19.

IWL 2019 runners-up Manipur Police finished third in the four-team tournament, having won only two games of their six while losing three and drawing one. Bala Devi scored a total of six goals in the tournament.

The inaugural IWL winners Eastern Sporting Union finished second and for the second year in a row, they were unable to qualify for the IWL.

KRYPHSA's Ratanbala finished as the top scorer in the tournament, scoring nine goals in six games, which included a hat-trick against YWC on October 22.

Second to Ratanbala was the final day's hat-trick queen Roja, who scored seven goals in six games.

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