Imphal, July 14: H. Tomrex moved into the second round of the boys’ singles in the 4th Imphal West District Badminton Championship at Kwakeithel today, defeating Ch. Laxmikanta Singh in the under-19 category.
In the men’s doubles, L. Praladha and Ak. Ravi Singh outplayed W. Bungo Singh and M. Hitler Singh to register their first victory.
L. Chiran Singh and Ph. Surja beat Rk. Satish Singh and K. Ravisana Singh while H. Punshiba Singh and partner L. Pakasana Singh beat Javed Siddique and K. Khagemba to enter the second round.
In the under-13 boys’ singles, Rk. Umananda Singh pulled off a victory over Th. Rolendson Singh while in the under-15 boys’ match, I. Roosevelt had an easy win against Rk. Dickson Singh.
In the under-15 girls’, H. Monika Devi jumped her way to victory with 21-13 and 21-10 points against Donnabi Devi.
S. Samananda Singh triumphed in the men’s singles, beating Rk. Pritam Singh while Bobo Singh moved to the second round, defeating S. Bija Singh.
Veteran football: Nambul Mapal VSAN rode on T. Rajen Singh’s solitary goal to defeat Canchipur IVFA in the 1st Ng. Shamu Singh Memorial Veteran Football Tournament at Malom YWC ground. Tiddim Road Veteran Sporting Association overcame Yairipok AYMFA by 4-3 goals.
B-Division league: Jharna Sports Club held Barhungka Sports Club to a 1-1 goal draw in the B-division league match of Kokrajhar District Sports Association (KDSA) inter-club soccer league at KDSA ground today.
In an exciting match between the two, Uttam Brahma of Barhungka scored the first goal in the 18th minute. In the 30th minute, Lalu Lakra of Jharna equalised the score. The second half of the match remained goalless with both the teams unable to score.
Tomorrow Chick Chick Sports Club will take on Don Bosco Sports Club, reports our correspondent from Kokrajhar.