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Sacred Heart triumph

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Imphal, June 6: Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School will represent Ukhrul district in the state-level Subroto Mukherjee football tournament for boys in the under-17 and under-14 categories after winning the district-level tournament today.

Sacred Heart defeated Ukhrul HS school by 2-1 goals in the under-17 category at the Tangkhul Long ground in Ukhrul town today.

Chihanso scored the first goal for Sacred Heart in the 24th minute. However, Ratan of Ukhrul scored the equaliser in the 40th minute. Another goal from Chihanso in 47th minute sealed the fate of Ukhrul.

In the under-14 final, Sacred Heart defeated Little Angel English School in sudden death.

Both the teams were locked in a goalless draw in regulation time and could not be separated after the penalty shootout as well. However, Sacred Heart emerged winners by a goal in sudden death. Chamsar scored the winning goal.

Seventeen teams had taken part in the under-14 category and 10 in the under-17 category of the tournament, which began on June 2.

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