Kickstart FC slaughter In Hero IWL, the Churchill Brothers


Kickstart FC defeated Churchill Brothers FC 10-0 in a Group B match of the Hero Indian Women’s League on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at the TransStadia in Ahmedabad.

Kickstart striker Kaviya Pakkirisamy was named the match’s Hero after scoring four goals in the second half, capping off a superb performance by the Karnataka team. Kioko Elizabeth and Saru Limbu each had two goals, while Bibicha Laishram and replacement Sonia Marak each had one.

Kickstart FC took the lead in the 14th minute when Kenyan striker Kioko Elizabeth Katungwa scored from a simple tap in to make it 1-0.

Saru Limbu, a Nepalese midfielder, received a loose ball on the left wing and dribbled past two Churchill Brothers FC defenders to rush into the penalty box, where he eventually found Kioko Elizabeth.

Elizabeth, a 25-year-old Kenyan attacker, extended Kickstart FC’s advantage in the 23rd minute, her second of the game.

Devneta Roy, a young striker, collected a long ball from the defenders, beat Churchill Brothers captain Laura Estibeiro, and whipped in a nice cross for Elizabeth. The Kenyan striker took advantage of the situation by chipping the ball into the top corner, leaving Churchill custodian Yendrembam Yaiphabi Devi little opportunity to save.

Saru Limbu made it 3-0 in the 35th minute with a free kick beyond the penalty box, thus ending the contest for Churchill Brothers FC.

The referee awarded a free kick to the Karnataka side after Churchill defender Alisha Tavares tackled Devneta Roy from behind. Saru Limbu took the free kick and scored right away.

Sonia Marak, who came off the bench, had an instant impact in the contest, scoring 4-0 for Kickstart FC shortly before halftime.

Elizabeth made a solo run along the left wing before cutting inside and releasing a well-timed pass to Astam Oraon. Laura Estibeiro stopped Astam’s attempted effort, and the ball dropped for Sonia, who curled in a fantastic left-footed strike from the edge of the penalty box to extend the advantage before halftime.

Kickstart FC began the second half with the same aim in mind: to score more goals.

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Saru Limbu was an ongoing menace to Churchill Brothers’ defences. From a set piece, she found winger Kaviya Pakkirisamy at the far post in the 68th minute. Kaviya knocked the ball into an empty net to put Churchill Brothers FC up 5-0.

Saru Limbu’s frightening performance continued as she provided an assist for the third time in the game. She outwitted two Churchill Brothers defenders with a fast spin. After receiving a ball from Dalima Chhibber before unleashing a defense-splitting pass for Laishram Bibicha Devi. With 20 minutes remaining, Bibicha scored past Churchill’s custodian to make it 6-0.

In the 78th minute, Kaviya Pakkirisamy scored her second goal and Kickstart’s seventh of the game.

Kickstart midfielders played some superb free-flowing football that stretched Churchill’s defenders wide before replacement Renuka Nagarkote hit the post. The rebound came to Kaviya, who fired past Yendrembam to put Kickstart up 7-0.

Kaviya completed her hat trick shortly later with a simple tap-in past Yendrembam. Anita Kumari’s cross was not saved by the Churchill custodian, as Kaviya put Kickstart up 8-0.

Saru Limbu’s close-range goal made it 9-0 for the Karnataka squad. Saru scored her second goal of the game after a pass from the right flank by Sonia Marak . As the Churchill defenders failed to organise in time.

Kickstart reaches double digits as Kaviya scored her fourth goal of the game just before the final whistle.

Kaviya outsmarted Radhika Patel on the edge of the penalty box before curling in a right-footed drive that found the top corner.

A significant victory for the CRPF girls

Central Reserve Police Force Football Club beat Lords F A Kochi 5-2. In the Shahibaug Police Stadium in a Group B clash.

CRPF scored all five of its goals in the first 45 minutes of the game. The victory increased their Group B point total to six after three games. Lords F A Kochi has three points after three games.

Neha Mann scored the first goal for CRPF in the fourth minute and also added the fifth. Nisha, Syed Buckshira, and Tensubam Neelam Devi also scored. Kathleen Camille Rodriquez is the Philippines’ Lords FA captain. She scored twice in quick succession in the second half to cut the deficit. Neha Mann was named Player of the Match.

Sethu is too powerful for the Celtic Queens

Sethu FC’s unbeaten record in the Hero IWL. Continued as they defeated Celtic Queens FC 7-1 at the Shahibaug Police Stadium in Group B.

While Kajol D’Souza and Sunita Munda each scored two goals. Sethu’s other scorers included Apurna Narzary, Misha Bhandari, and Priyadharshini S. Sethu now has nine points from three matches. Kajol has eight goals in the competition thus far. Celtic Queens FC’s Kayenpaibam Anju Chanu equalised in the 84th minute.

Ivy Faith Atieno, a Kenyan attacker for Sethu FC, was named player of the match.

Odisha FC had an easy victory

The Odisha FC team defeated previous champions Eastern Sporting Union 4-0. At the TransStadia to return to winning ways in the Hero Indian Women’s League.

Odisha FC now sits second in Group B, one point behind Sethu Madurai. Odisha scored in the 17th and 25th minutes of the first half, respectively. Through India Internationals Anju Tamang and Ngangom Bala Devi. 

In the second session, Jasoda Munda S Lynda Kom added two more to seal the sweep. Both Odisha FC and Eastern Sporting Union have six points after three games. Although the former leads the standings on a head-to-head basis.

Jasoda Munda of Odisha FC was named Player of the Match.

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