Huikap FC emerge winners of 6th TYPO Trophy

IMPHAL, Feb 25 : Huikap FC today beat YDC, Khoirom 2-1 to become the champions of the 6th TYPO Trophy Village Open Football Tournament organised by Top Chingtha Youth Progressive Organisation (TYPO) at its playground. A total of 16 teams clustered into four group participated in the football tournament.
The major portion of the first half went barren until Wahengbam Punikanta of the winning side struck the opener in the 24th minute.
The Khoirom side were able to draw level in the 33rd minute when L Rojen sneaked into opponent’s box and banged in a clinical shot. The parity did not last long as Soraisham Dinesh gave Huikap FC the lost lead again the in 37th minute.
The scoreline remained unchanged despite the series of attempts being made on either side eventually handing Huikap FC the tournament title.
The closing ceremony of the tournament was attended by Forest Minister, Th Shyamkumar, Deputy Speaker, K Robindro, H Dingo, MLA, Sekmai AC, Lourembam Rameshwor, MLA Keirao AC, K Inaocha, Member Tulihal ZP, Yumnam Tomba, Pradhan, Top Chingtha GP, M Thoiba, social worker as dignitaries who also gave away prizes to the winners and other participants.
Winners Huikap FC walked away Rs 25,000 along with champions trophy richer while the runners up team YDC Khoirom received Rs 20,000.
NKJC, Nongpok Keithelmanbi bagged the fair play team award of the tournament while Sandip and Malemnganba of Huikap FC bagged the best player and the top scorer award. Tomba of YDC Khoirom was also honoured with the best goalkeeper award during the function.

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