| A moment from the match between Southern Sporting (in yellow) and Anouba Imagi at Mapal Kangjeibung in Imphal on Tuesday. Telegraph picture |
Imphal, Sept. 24: Southern Sporting Union upstaged Anouba Imagi Mangal as league leader with a solitary-goal win in the AMFA eighth Manipur State League, 2013 at Mapal Kangjeibung today.
Defending champions Southern Sporting Union stepped up efforts to sideline Anouba Imagi Mangal, who were leading the league table till the third round with nine point. The win gives SSU 10 points.
The first half proved to be a barren affair but Southern Sporting Union proved their worth in the 66th minute with L. Gogocha getting the better of Anouba Imagi keeper, who fumbled with the ball, to slot home the winning goal.
In another match, Tiddim Road Athletic Union defeated Zomi FC by 3-0 goals.
Tiddim Road Athletic Union put all their might in the game and were rewarded in the fifth minute with a goal by N. Mocha.
Tiddim Road increased the tally when Th. Prem scored the second goal with a leaping header in the 39th minute.
K. Priyokumar scored the winning goal, converting a penalty in the 57th minute after Thanginbiaksang handled the ball.
Trainer qualifies: Former Assam first class cricketer and BCCI accredited strength and conditioning trainer Nishanta Bordoloi has cleared the Crossfit Level I trainer course at Brisbane in Australia last month.
Silver medal: Balin Kalita bagged a silver medal for Assam in the senior national powerlifting championship held at Devangere in Karnataka from September 20 to 22.
Chess Grand Prix: The fifth edition of the GTC Chess Grand Prix will be held at Gauhati Town Club auditorium here on September 29.
Manipur volleyball: The All-Manipur Volleyball Association is organising the 33rd Junior, 12th Mini, fifth Women’s and 12th Sub-Junior State-Level Volleyball Tournament at Khuman Lampak indoor stadium from tomorrow.