IW Dist Khelo India THAU-C, Renedy FC, SDC progress into next round of U-17 boys’ football tourney


By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Feb 7 : THAU-C, Thangmeiband; Renedy FC, Malom and SDC, Samurou defeated their respective rivals to move into next round of U-17 boys’ football tournament being held at THAU ground as a part of Imphal West District Khelo India organised by District Youth Affairs and Sports Office, Imphal West under Khelo India Scheme.
THAU-C edged out Children Home, Tera by a slender 2-1 margin today to seal the next round berth. Kaiku (10′) and Meiraba (55′) scored for the Thangmeiband side while the lone goal of Children Home, Tera was scored by N Nongdamba in the 38th minute of the match.
In the second U-17 boys’ clash, Renedy FC outlasted KRYPHSA FC, Naoremthong 2-0 thanks to goals by N Naocha in the 39th minute and Joel Haokip in the 56th minute of the match.
The third match of the boys’ competition was an extremely lopsided affair as SDC Samurou rode on A Robin’s treble and Abishek’s four to crush Wild Entry 9-0.
Robin found the opener in the 7th minute of the match before fetching two more goals in the 24th and the 43rd minute. The onslaught continued with A Ronaldo scoring a goal in the 18th minute while pick of the day Abishek opened up his account in the 20th minute. Abishek got his second in the 28th minute of the match and went on to score the other two more goals in the 29th and the 48th minute and made it 8-0 while W Wasim fired in the last goal in the 52nd minute.
Elsewhere in the U-17 girls football league round clash, THAU overwhelmed Nirvana Foundation 5-0 to earn all three points. Y Sophia shone in the match scoring three goals (2′, 17′, 23′) alone including the opener while Ch Anjana fetched two goals in the 4th and the 27th minute of the match.
Kabaddi : In the boys’ kabaddi competition (participated by 4 teams) held at Lamdeng Khunou, Lamsang, YAC, Naorem Chaprou eased to a 86-31 win against VETO, Laphupat Tera, before beating Imphal West 48-35.
The Thang-Ta competion of the district level Khelo India organised by Huyel Langlon Thang-Ta Association, Manipur under the auspices of DYASO, IW will begin from February 8 onwards at Thang-Ta Shanglen, Yumnam Huidrom, Imphal West.

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