E/Siang win Subroto Mukerjee Cup Football Tournament

*MLA Tayeng offers Rs 1 lakh for training

From Our Correspondent

PASIGHAT, Jul 30: East Siang team, represented by Motum GS School defeated East Kameng by 1-0 goal in final match of 8th Under-17 Boys’ State Level Subroto Mukerjee Cup Football Tournament at Dera Natung Government College’s here on Tuesday to became champion.

With a tough match, the first half remained goalless but  in second half team East Siang’s captain Jerahmeel Jamoh managed to score in a penalty in 42 minute when team East Kameng committed fault. East Kameng tried hard to equalize but opponent played too defensive. Lapung Angyu of Seppa GHS School became best player of the tournament, East Siang coach Arun Tayeng said.

Mebo MLA Lombo Tayeng, meanwhile, expressed his happiness over the team victory and announced Rs one lakh for the team’s further preparation for national level tournament at New Delhi.

Siang, Upper Siang, Lower Siang, West Siang, East Siang, Papum Pare, Namsai, Lower Dibang Valley, Capital Complex, Anjaw, Changlang, East Kameng, Lower Subansiri, Lohit, Kamle, Longding, Tirap, Kurung Kumey, Kra Daadi and West Kameng districts took part in the tournament while Tawang, Upper Subansiri and Dibang Valley missed the opportunity.

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