SSA wins battle of hattricks against Unicorn FC


GANGTOK, 25 Jul:

State Sports Academy registered its second consecutive victory in the ongoing Sikkim Football Association Premier Division Sikkim-League 2018 here at Paljor Stadium. In a well contested match played on Wednesday, the SSA edged past Unicorn Football Club 4-3. Interestingly, today’s match witnessed two hattricks being scored.

YogyalLepcha scored an early lead for Unicorn in the 6th minute. Bouncing back well, Milan Chettri scored the equaliser for the SSA in the 21st minute and soon scored his brace in the 30th minute to take the lead of the team to 2-1.

With both teams trying to score further in the match, YogyalLepcha equalised the score-line 2-2 with his brace in the 54th minute. Yogyal completed his hattrick in the 85th minute giving hope to Unicorn FC but within three minutes Milan Chettri again equalised the score-line 3-3 with his hattrick in the 88th minute.

Finally, Ayuk Hang Subba scored the winning goal for SSA in the additional time of the match to get full three points.

Despite their outstanding performance in the league so far, Unicorn FC again failed to register a first victory, while the SSA now has six points from two victories in the league so far.

Sikkim Aakraman Football Club will take on Sikkim Himalayan Sporting Club on Thursday.