Chitngam wins in veteran football


IMPHAL, April 19: Chingtam defeated ATVFA by a solitary goal in the 8th edition of the Challenge Cup Veteran Football tournament being held at Mapal Kangjeibung.

The all important goal for the Chingtam was scored by Nongyailemba in the 51st minute.

Earlier in the first ground match IVFA was held at 1-1 draw by SIRTI.

SIRTI went ahead in the 10th minute when W Phamward netted in a beautiful goal in the 10th minute which was later eqaulised by MS Wilson of IVFA in the 33rd minute.  

The referees in both matches awarded yellow cards due to unsporting behaviors of the players.

The tournament kicked off yesterday at Mapal Kangjeibung and in the opening match played between UNO, Yairipok and UBSA, Chajing it ended in a tame goalless draw.


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