| A moment from the match between X Fitness (in white) and Nambul Mapal in Imphal on Sunday. Telegraph picture |
Imphal, Jan. 19: X Fitness Polo Club outrode Nambul Mapal Polo Club (B) by 9-1 goals in a match of the 29th N. Hazari and Dr N. Tombi State Polo Tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung here today.
The X Fitness team lead 2-0 in the first chukker with goals from L. Tolenkhomba and Th. Jakob Singh. Nambul Mapal scored their only goal through Kh. Naoba Singh in the second chukker to reduce the margin.
But two more goals by Th. Jakob, three by S. Samananda and another by L. Tolenkhomba helped X Fitness record a thumping win, ending the run of Nambul Mapal in the tournament.
In other matches, Thangmeiband Youth Club edged past Nongchup PanaSagol Kangjei Lup (B) 6-5, while Tekcham Polo Club (C) beat Imphal Riding Club by a similar margin to move into the second round.
Memorial cricket: Patsoi Cricket Academy beat Model Club by 84 runs to win the 1st state level U-15 K. Birla Memorial Cricket Tournament at Patsoi ground today. PCA Patsoi scored 177, with Shitaljit Singh topscoring with 55 runs, while Model Club were bundled out for 93.
Football: Tiddim Road Athletic Union beat Southern Sporting Union by 5-4 goals in tiebreak to win the 7th Loktak Trophy Football Tournament at Moirang multipurpose ground today.