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Khurai club stun Manipur cops 5-3

Manipur polo

Imphal, March 28: Khurai Polo Club stunned Manipur Police Sports Club (A) by 5-3 goals today to ride into the final of the fourth 57 Mountain Division Polo Tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung here.

Khurai riders took the field with confidence as L. Thompson struck two goals within a span of two minutes and later teammate P. Ojit Singh hit home to make the score 3-0.

Manipur Police rider S. Bimol managed to chip home a goal from a 60-yard penalty shot to tail by 1-3 goals at the end of the first of chukker.

The second chukker saw both teams scoring a goal each with P. Ojit netting home for Khurai and S. Somorjit fetching one for Manipur Police team.

In the third chukker, L. Thompson struck the fifth goal for Khurai PC while S. Bimol came up with another goal. The fourth chukker failed to provide any more goals and sealed the match in Khurai’s favour.

Tekcham Polo Club (A) will take on Manipur Police Sports Club (B) in the second semi-final tomorrow.

Football

Tiddim Road Unique Gamy Players Union upset Tiddim Road Athletic Union by 17-16 goals today during sudden death to move into the final of the first L. Bhagyachandra Memorial Invitation Football Tournament at THAU Ground.

Both teams were locked in a 1-1 goal draw resulting in a tiebreak that extended to sudden death. With the victory, Tiddim Road Unique Gamy Players Union will face Southern Sporting Union in the final on Sunday.


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