| Tiddim Road (in red-and-green) and Anouba Imagi players tussle for the ball at Mapal Kangjeibung in Imphal on Sunday. Telegraph picture |
Imphal, Oct. 20: Tiddim Road Athletic Union registered a solitary-goal win against Anouba Imagi Mangal in the AMFA 8th Manipur State League at Mapal Kangjeibung today.
Needing a win to secure a spot among the top six teams in the league, Tiddim Road went all out but the first half proved barren. Tiddim Road got the breakthrough in the 67th minute with N. Dhananjoy Singh getting the better of a goalmouth melee to strike the winner.
In another match, Zomi Football Club held United Sporting Association to a 1-1 draw to split points.
United Sporting team got the opening goal in first half injury time with Roshan Singh netting home to give the lead. Zomi Football Club drew parity in the 51st minute with Kamkhvalliam scoring from a free kick to draw level.
NEROCA lead with 16 points, followed by NISA and SSU with 14 points, TRAU with 12 points, AIM and TRUGPU with 11 points, ZFC with 10 points, MPSC with 9 points, USA with 8 points and KSC with 4 points.
Soft tennis: Azad Khan won the menís singles crown of the 1st State Level Open Soft tennis Championship played at Imphal District Tennis Academy, Lamphelpat, outplaying Th. Tuleshwor by 3-0 games.
In the ladies singles final, Puja Devi got the better of Busoria by 3-2 games for the championís title. In the menís doubles final, Suresh and Beckhar defeated Brojen and Azad Khan by 3-2 games.
Body-building: Four bodybuilders have been selected in the Indian squad for the World Body-Building and Physique Sports Championship to be held at Budapest, Hungary from November 13-17. The bodybuilders are Th. Athoi Singh, W. Kiran Singh in the junior category, N. Landan Singh in senior and K. Rabita Devi in the womenís category.