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Mizoram riflemen triumph

Hailakandi, July 15: Assam Rifles, Mizoram, won the title of the Friendship Through Sports football tournament, organised by Assam Rifles IGAR (East) blanking their Manipur counterpart 3-0 in the final at Satindra Mohan Dev Stadium in Silchar yesterday.

Mizoramís Duata scored a brace in the third and 29th minutes to help his side lead 2-0 at half time.

Rominglier scored the third goal in the 46th minute.

Mizoramís William was adjudged the Best Player of the Tournament while Assam Rifles, Tripuraís glovesman Suresh Dev Burman was declared the Best Goalkeeper of the Tournament.

Four teams participated in the tournament. The winning team was rewarded with Rs 1 lakh while the runners-up got Rs 50,000.


Sumit Kurmi emerged champion in the menís 50-metre freestyle event in the daylong swimming competition held at Dullavcherra tea garden swimming pool in Karimganj district under the auspices of Dullavcherra Sports Committee yesterday.

Bikash Malla and Ronit Sinha trailed Kurmi in the second and third positions respectively.

Karate meet: The XIIIth All Guwahati Karate-do Championship will be organised by Martial Arts Dozang, Dispur at the Bogeswari Phukanani Indoor Stadium here on July 20.

The coaches and managers of the 13 affiliated clubs of the Kamrup (metro) district have been asked to file their players' list by July 15.

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