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Silchar outplay Police

Hailakandi, June 25: Silchar Sporting today defeated Police Athletic Club by a margin of 4-2 goals in the Ramanuj Gupta Trophy District Sports Association, Silchar Super Division Football League, at Satindra Mohan Dev Stadium.

The police team opened the account with a penalty conversion in the 19th minute.

The kick was awarded to Vijoy Rongmei of Silchar Sporting for dangerously tackling Roshan Lama inside the penalty box and Lama did not make any mistake in finding the net off the shot.

The policemen also scored the last goal of the match in the 86th minutes with Kenedy Nampui ruffling the net in a goalmouth melee.

Police AC got several more scoring opportunities during the match but failed to capitalise on them.

Silchar Sporting equalised in the 22nd minute with Sabir Ali netting the goal off a pass from Ringson Hmar.

Hmar increased the margin with another goal in the 31st minute.

Nigerian recruit Sunday Wagar Aiyuk scored a brace in the 39th and 54th minutes. Sunday’s first goal was off a pass from Sabir Ali and he scored his second through a solo effort from the midfield onwards.

There is no match tomorrow as Tarun Sangha have withdrawn their team from the league.

Silchar Sporting now top the table with 12 points from four matches. They have scored 15 goals and conceded six.

Coaches’ course

Thirty trainee coaches have emerged successful in the SAI, NERC, six-week certificate course in sports coaching 2014, in taekwondo, wushu and sepak takraw disciplines, which concluded at Sports Authority of India, Centre of Excellence Hall, Takyel in Imphal today.

The certificate course, which began on May 15, attracted 17 trainees in taekwondo, including four from Haryana, three from Assam, two from Kerala, and one each from Manipur, Nagpur, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Maharastra, Tamil Nadu, New Delhi and Madhya Pradesh.

The wushu course had six trainees, including three from Manipur, two from Assam and one from Andhra Pradesh.

In sepak takraw, seven trainee coaches, including five from Manipur and two from Andhra Pradesh, have also come out successful with various grades.

Six women trainees, including two in sepak takraw, three in taekwondo and one in wushu, featured among the 33 trainee coaches.