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Assam register big win in N E Challenge hockey

Assam thrashed Tripura 6-0 in their inaugural match of the first N E Challenge Cup Hockey Tournamnt which got under way at the Md Tayabulla Hockey stadium on Sunday. Prasanta Das (3), N Ibomcha Sing, Lalthazula and M Ramen scored the goals for the winner.

Meanwhile Manipur got walk over in the inaugural match of the tournament as Nagaland, their first opponent, failed to turn up to play the championship. Earlier the meet was inaugurated by G M Srivastav, the president of the North East Hockey Association, in a simple function which was also attended by the sports commissioner Pradip Hazarika.

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