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Double win for Manipur

Imphal, Dec. 13: Manipur scored a double victory to enter the final of the boys and girls’ categories of the 59th National School Games, 2013 for under-19 Sepak Takraw contestants at Khuman Lampak sports complex today.

In the semi-final of the boys’ category, hosts Manipur defeated Uttar Pradesh by 3-0 sets to sail into the final. The second semi-final saw Delhi put up a tough fight against Nagaland, with a 3-2 victory en route to the final.

In the girls’ category, Manipur battled it out with Andhra Pradesh for a 3-0 victory to reach the final. In the second semi-final, Nagaland beat Maharashtra by 3-0 sets.

Open tennis: Premjit Singh will clash with Brojen Singh in the final of the men’s open singles of the third State Open CYLC Tennis Tournament, 2013 at Tennis Court, Pishum.

In the semi-final matches, Premjit defeated Leelenjee 6-2, 6-0 while Brojen beat Sharat Singh 6-0, 6-1. In the men’s doubles semi-finals, Rivaskar and his partner Brojendro Singh beat Pritam and Bona 6-1, 6-4 while Premjit and Leelenjee beat Romen and Ashok Singh 6-1, 6-1 to walk into the final.

In the under-10 year boys’ semi-finals, Rahul Singh will face Paras while Gaurav will meet Moramba tomorrow.

Senior women’s football: Manipur Police Sports Club got the better of Kangchup Road Youth Physical Sporting Association by 2-1 goals in the fifth AMFA Senior Women’s Football Tournament for B.M. Singh Trophy, which resumed at Mapal Kangjeibung yesterday.

Churchand meet: Four outstation teams have confirmed their participation in the final round of the 57th Sir Churchand Singh KCSI, CBE Memorial Football Tournament 2013, which will begin on Monday and continue till January 13 next year.

The outstation teams are ARC Shillong, BSF MNC Sector, Rictlang FC Aizawl and SSB West Bengal.

Appointed: The All Manipur Football Association has appointed H. Imo Singh and N. Somorendro Singh as coaches for the Football Development Programme for DSA Kakching from December 15-31 to be held at Kakching.

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