SHDVSM: J Songtun, Tujang Lhang veteran to lock horns for champion trophy

J Songtun Area Veteran romped Keithelmanbi Veteran 2-0 to storm into the final round.


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J Songtun Area Veteran and Tujang Lhang Veteran entered into the final round of the 8th Sadar Hills District Veteran Sport Meet to lock horns for the champion trophy on coming Tuesday.

In the first semi final match on Saturday, J Songtun Area Veteran romped Keithelmanbi Veteran 2-0 to storm into the final round. Helun found an early opener with his brilliant strike in the 5th minute while Tonglet added another goal in the 70th minute. Despite a hard fought Keithelmanbi Veteran failed to find the equalizer.

Keithelmanbi Veteran striker Jangngam was declared man of the first semi final match and rewarded with a cash prize by the organising committee.

In the second breathtaking semi final match, Tujang Lhang Veteran had a narrow 1-0 over Saitu Area Veteran to meet with J Songtun Area Veteran in the final match.

An experienced striker, Thangboi scored the lone and winning goal of Tujang Lhang Veteran with his acrobatic volley in the 10th minute. Saitu Area Veteran had multiple opportunities to score but could not manage to find the equalizer till the end.

 Mahesh of Saitu Area Veteran was declared man of the second semi final match and rewarded with a cash prize.

First Published:March 7, 2021, 1:11 a.m.

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