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Policemen claim top title

Sivasagar/Guwahati, March 17: Assam Police Blues annexed the sixth Assam State Premier League football tournament, edging past Green Valley SC 6-5 via tie-breakers in the all-Guwahati final at Piyoli Phukan Stadium here on Saturday.

The final witnessed a 1-1 draw in the regulation 90 minutes.

The extra time’s play, too, could not break the deadlock, taking the affair to the penalty shootout.

Michael Lucky Kelechukwu put Green Valley ahead in the 45th minute while Bulneiril Charai equalised for Assam Police in the 81st minute.

In the penalty shootout, the policemen converted all their shots while the Green Valley men missed the net on one occasion.