The 3rd Tampi Youth Club Sports Meet 2023 ended on Thursday with Akanglon team winning the seven-men football event, defeating (L)Pele Memorial XXX team via a penalty shoot-out after the two teams ended on two goals each after the final whistle.
Organised by the Tampi Youth Club executives, eight teams from the village, divided zone-wise, participated in the soccer match with Akanglon team emerging the champions.
In the final match played on Thursday at Tampi village ground, the two teams ended on two goals apiece after the final whistle – the result was declared via a penalty shoot-out.
Sr Warthung McCoy, general secretary of the Tampi Youth Club said that the sports meet was organised to encourage the youths to take up sports and keep them away from drugs and other intoxicants.
It is a season of festival and the youths can be tempted in many ways especially via intoxicants. So, we felt the need to organise the sports meets to keep them away from such and keep them healthy, he said.