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United Miao FC clinch Wangnia Pongte Memorial Cup

United Miao Football Club thrashed Bordumsa Football Club 5-1 to annex the Champions’ title of the 2nd Wangnia Pongte Memorial Cup Football District Level Tournament which concluded successfully, here, today. The tournament was organized by Zaaro Football Club in association with the District Sports Office, Changlang. In all 30 teams from all over the district took part in the tournament which began on Oct. 2. In today’s final encounter, UMFC’s prolific striker Aashu Das scored four goals for the winning side to single handedly win the match for his side. UMFC led 2-1 during the half time. However, after the break, UMFC added three more goals to their tally much to the delight of the thousands of spectators who cheered the players during the entire course of the match. Although, the Bordumsa side tried a lot it could not score any further. Jowkhong Singpho, ZPC Changlang District who was the chief guest gave away the champions’ trophy along with a cash prize of 1 lakh to the winners United Miao FC while N. Wangjen, SDO of Changlang District handed over the runner up trophy along with a cash prize of 50, 000 to Bordumsa FC. Azad Ali of UMFC was adjudged as the best goal keeper while Repu Rekhun of Kharsang FC was named as the top scorer. Roangling Kaan FC was adjudged as the most disciplined team.

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