| A moment from the match between Navajyoti (in white) and Assam Police at Nehru Stadium in Guwahati on Thursday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, Aug. 7: Navajyoti Club rode a late goal by Ishak Sangma to edge past Assam Police Blues 1-0 in the Abhishek Motors R.G. Baruah Super Division football league organised by Guwahati Sports Association at Nehru Stadium here today.
The policemen, despite dominating the match, bore the brunt of a defence lapse in the 81st minute when a parallel pass by substitute Jessy Vanlalmuana was headed into the net by Sangma, catching Assam Police custodian Ranjit Chutia on the wrong foot.
The second half witnessed missed opportunities on the part of the policemen even as Navajyoti lifted their game after striking first blood. In the 70th minute, Assam Police midfielder Munna B. Limbu missed a sitter off a pass from Sarbananda Sonowal.
Prior to the lemon break, the policemen had over 80 per cent ball possession.
The Jibeswar Goswami A Division football league saw a goal feast, with City Police trouncing Rising XI by 7-3 goals.
Table Tennis: Gautam Hazarika of Oil India Ltd won triple crowns in the 33rd Petroleum Sports Promotion Board inter-unit table tennis championships that concluded at Coimbatore on August 4.
Hazarika along with Soneswar Deka, Deba Dutta and S.P. Sahu won the veteranís team title after defeeating ONGCL 3-1 in the final.
Besides, he also bagged the veteranís singles title beating teammate Deka and again won the veteranís doubles title pairing Deka. OIL womenís team comprising Monalisa Baruah Mehta, Mouma Das, Ankita Das and Nandita Saha bagged a bronze medal in the team championship. Ankita also won a bronze in the singles event.