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Friday , August 29 , 2014
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Imphal, Aug. 28: XI Star Sporting Union claimed the championís title beating United Progressive Adults Association by 2-0 goals in the Maharajkumar Ghanendrajit Memorial Super Division Football League, 2014, which concluded at artificial turf, Khuman Lampak sports complex.

XI Star finished on top with 15 points. The goals for the winning side were scored by W. Nandkishore Singh in the 19th minute and N. Ramesh in the 73rd minute of play.

The other match saw Eastern Sporting Union beat Progressive Youth Association by a solitary goal with Chetan Singh scoring in the 73rd minute.

Despite the defeat, United Progressive Adults Association will walk away with the runner-up title, having fetched 12 points. Youth Organisation Sporting Club came third with 11 points. Other teams in the league are Eastern Sporting Union with 10 points in fourth place, Khetri Iril Mapal Youth Club with 10 points, Athletic Brothers Association with eight points, Progressive Youth Association with six points and Citizen Club at the bottom without a point. Citizien Club will be relegated to the first division.

Tennis: Rahul Pamei came up with a convincing victory against Brandon Desmond in the under-14 category of the 13th Governorís Trophy Tennis Championship 2014 which got under way at Officerís Club, Lamphelpat.

In the other matches of the under-14 boysí category, Th. Rajiv beat Rk. Shiv by 6-1 and 6-1 points while Judah Abujam beat Y. Aikhomba Kh by 6-4 and 7-5 points.