| A match in progress at Khuman Lampak indoor stadium in Imphal on Wednesday. Telegraph picture |
Imphal, Oct. 9: Manipur Police Sports Club started off with a bang, scoring double wins in the 33rd senior men and womenís state-level Handball Tournament 2013-14, played at Khuman Lampak indoor stadium.
The opening match saw Manipur Police Sports Club hammering CYDOL Lilong Chajing 28-13 in the menís category, while the policewomen got the better of Citizen Club by 24-16 goals. N. Inaocha and Sushil Singh led the onslaught for the policemen, scoring nine goals each while Y. Beckhar pumped in four goals. N. Govin and L. Jayenta fetched two goals each while Th. Robi and O. Kendro picked up a goal each. For CYDOL Lilong Chajing, Kh. Ajit scored five goals, K. David netted three, N. Sidhartha and Kh. Nandakumar fetched two goals each and Kh. Romario hammered in one.
Following their male counterparts, the policewomen, led by Ch. Luxmi, got the better of their opponents. Teammates N. Sunibala scored five goals, O. Sandhyarani and Ksh. Apabi three each, N. Dimple two goals and N. Sushila one. For Citizen Club, Anita scored seven goals, Rebika six, Laxmi two and Ksh. Sujata one.
SAI RC registered a 23-17 win against YLK Chingarel in the womenís category. O. Anjali scored 11 goals, S. Roma fetched four, A. Kamala and I. Ronibala three each and N. Monika with two. Th. Bimolata led the campaign for Chingarel with eight goals while S. Sanatombi scored five, L. Roshila two and Ksh. Yaiphabi and Th. Kavita one goal each.
In another menís category, Assam Regimental Centre beat Public Club 26-9. Y. Amardeep, O. Yaiphaba, A. Choudhuri, Kiran, Ksh. Dayananda scored three goals each while Kh. Bedajit and Th. Birjit put in two apiece. Public Clubís N. Arjun scored four goals while Th. Romendro, K. Rajesh netted two goals each and K.Raju got one.
Tourney details: The All Manipur Football Association will be organising M. Chittamani Memorial Winner's Cup (menís) from October 16 on home-and-away format. Participating clubs should submit Rs 1,500 on or before Friday.