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Khurai club enter pre-quarters

Imphal, Jan. 22: Khurai Polo Club thrashed Thangmeiband Youth Polo Club (A) by 13-1 goals to move into the pre-quarters stage of the 29th N. Hazari and N. Tombi State Polo Tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung here today.

Khurai PC dominated the proceedings and Thangmeiband PC made their presence felt only in the fourth chukker with a goal for the exit today.

Khurai Polo Club started with two goals by P. Ojit Singh while teammate K. Jogendro Singh also fetched two goals to post a 4-0 lead in the first chukker.

Thangmeiband continued to struggle in the second set as P. Ojit Singh scored four goals while P. Jotin and K. Jogendro scored one goal each for the mammoth lead of 10-0 in the second chukker.

Thangmeiband rider Rk. Mangalsana scored the only goal for his team in the third chukker. Khurai Polo Club scored again with L. Thompson hitting home two goals while P. Ojit and P. Jotin chipped in with a goal each.

In another match, Manipur Police Sports Club (B) beat X Fitness by 6-2 goals to move into the pre-quarterfinals stage.

Nambul Mapal Polo Club (A) moved to the pre-quarterfinals as well beating Tekcham Polo Club(C) by 4-2 goals. S. Girimohon scored two goals while I. Sachindra and L. Tarun fetched a goal each for Nambul Mapal team. For Tekcham S. Dhaneshor and S. Sova scored a goal each.

Sepak Takraw: Young Social Service Union will be organising the first YSSU State Level Menís Open Trophy Cash Prize Sepak Takraw Championship under the AMSTA from February 13 to 16 at Sagolband Nepra Menjor Mamang Lampak, Imphal West.