| The Imphal West team after their victory on Thursday. Telegraph picture |
Imphal, Dec. 20: Eastern Sporting Union defeated Sagolband United 3-2 in a penalty shootout in the knockout round of Sir Churachand Memorial Football tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung here today.
Eastern and Sagolband were locked 2-2 at the end of normal time.
Lanminthang of Eastern scored in the 22nd minute while teammate Md Amir Khan scored another in the 65th minute. For Sagolband, Bishorjit scored both the goals in the 31st and 54th minutes.
In the shootout, Easternís L. Boynao, A. Ratan and S. Ratan scored, while A. Temba and Thangoulun Haokip scored for Sagolband.
In the second knockout match, North Imphal Sporting Association defeated Football Club, Khanglai, 2-0.
Maikel Joute scored the first goal in the 70th minute while Bijen scored the second in the 78th minute.
Sub-junior soccer: Imphal West defeated Imphal East 4-0 to emerge winners of the sub-junior inter-district football tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung today.
Ng. Peter scored the first goal in the 40th minute while Sh. Netajit scored the next two in the 44th and 48th minutes and Kh. Johen rounded off the score in the 65th minute.
Tennis: Musa defeated Luching 4-2, 4-2 in the semi-final of the under-12 category of the 32nd State Open Tennis Championship, 2012, while N. Derek defeated Rahul Pamei 4-0, 4-0 in the other semi-final today.
In the menís doubles quarter-final, Azad and Kangjamba defeated Pradip and Iboton 6-3, 7-6 (7-3). In another quarter-final, Pritam and Bona beat Jiten and Kailash 6-3, 6-4.
Player dies: A volleyball player from Manipur, Shitaljeet Singh, was run over by Brahmputra Mail at Raghunathpur railway station in the Buxar district of Bihar yesterday. Shitaljeet was taken to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, GRP sources said today.