Imphal, Sept. 6: Progressive Youth Association, Kairang, claimed the championís title in the M. Ibobi Singh Memorial First Division Football League Tournament at Khuman Lampak sports complex today.
The PYA team finished on top with 18 points while North Eastern Sporting Union got the runners-up title with 14 points. In the last league match, PYA blanked Rising Athletic Union by 3-0 goals. North Eastern Sporting Union held SSC Sekta to a 3-3 draw.
YDC Potshngbam thrashed SSC Porompat by 9-1 goals and UPSA and DOAK Yairipok had a goalless draw.
Inter-district football: DSA Bishnupur thrashed DSA Churachandpur by 9-2 goals in the 25th Junior Boys Inter-District Football Tournament at Khuman Lampak sports complex.
Ban lifted: The AMFA executive council has lifted the ban on coaches M. Ratankumar Singh and Joy Kabui. They had allegedly flouted inter-state transfer norms, involving four players, with wrong inputs, leading to disciplinary action.
Athletics meet: SAI RC athletes led with 29 medals, including 15 gold, on the opening day of the 32nd State Age Group Athletic Championship, 2013 at Khuman Lampak main stadium today. Around 240 athletes are participating in the meet.