| NISA (in white) and Tiddim Road players in action at Mapal Kangjeibung in Imphal on Sunday. Telegraph picture |
Imphal, Oct. 6: North Imphal Sporting Club got the better of Tiddim Road Athletic Association by 2-1 goals in the 8th Manipur State League played at Mapal Kangjeibung today.
Tiddim Road started on a positive note with an early goal from a penalty after S. Ratan Singh was brought down by NISA player Th. Itomba in the 10th minute. L. Ratan scored the goal.
NISA drew parity in the 41st minute from a penalty as L. Sanatomba banged home to level scores 1-1 in the first half. NISA came up with the winning goal from P. Romesh, who anticipated a left cross from Michael Joute in the 57th minute, for the victory.
Four NISA players ó O. Pitler, Th. Itomba, I. Nilakumar, Micheal Joute and TRAU player Daniel L. Hmar and K. Priyokumar ó got a yellow card in the match.
Wushu medals: Assam players tallied five medals in the first National Wushu San-Shou Cup held in Shillong from October 1 to 4. The medallists include Anku Sharma (gold in menís below-65 kg), Swarangsri Daimary (silver in womenís below-56 kg), Usha Rabha in (silver in womenís below-48 kg), Manash Jyoti Das (silver in menís below-48 kg) and Bitul Neog (bronze in menís below-75 kg).