LAGSA golden jubilee meet 2018 concludesCHANDEL | Jan 27 : The defending champion Seijamang Memorial Team (SMT) Phaijang, G.Songel Youth Club and M.Moljol Youth Club lifted the Men’s Football, Junior Boys Football and Women’s Volleyball Champion Trophies of the Lonpi Area Games and Sports Association (LAGSA) Golden Jubilee Meet 2018.
Thangso Baite, Member of Parliament (Outer Manipur); Limkhojam Haokip, Member ADC Chandel and Lunminthang Haokip, IAS Special Secretary Tribal Affairs & Hills graced as the Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and Functional President respectively of the Closing Ceremony held at Khupjam Memorial Ground, Khopijang Village in Chandel District today.
The defending Champion SMT Phaijang once again lifted the Champion Trophy of Men’s Football after defeating LYGSEDA Langching in a tie breaker by 7-6 goals.
In the keenly constested final match of the Men’s Football played between the defending champion Seijamang Memorial Team (SMT) Phaijang dominated the first half of the match and led by 1-0 goal after Peter Seiminthang (Jersey No. 14) opened their score tally.
However, LYGSEDA Langching equalised the goal score to 1-1 goal after Robert (Jersey No 9) of LYDSEDA Langching found the opponent’s net in the 59 minutes.
With its Striker Thangtinlen Haokip (Jersey No.16), the SMT Phaijang countered its attacks pay off finally after Clement (Jersey No. 2) of SMT Phaijang converted a goal from a deflected ball shot by Thangtinlen Haokip of SMT Phaijang.
The joy of the SMT Phaijang fans was short lived and in the last minute of the match, Dannyboy of LYGSEDA Langching equalised the goal tally to 2-2 goals.
The defending Champion SMT Phaijang lifted the Men’s Football Champion Trophy and went home richer with a cash prize of Rs. 1 Lakh in cash while the runners up LYGSEDA Langching contended with a runners up trophy with a acsh prize of Rs. 70,000/-
In the final match of the Junior Boys Football, G.Songel Youth Club defeated TKLYDO T.Lailoiphai by 1-0 goal and lifted the Junior Boys Football Champion Trophy with a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/-.
And in the Women’s Volleyball final match, M.Moljol Youth Club emerged the Champion after beating Bd. Ruwngdil Memorial Team (BRMT) by 25-14, 25-23 & 25-7.
M.Moljol Youth Club lifted the Women’s Volleyball Champion Trophy and walked home with a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/- while BRMT contended with the runners up trophy with Rs. 10,000/- cash prize.
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