Tengnoupal, Oct 27 : The football tournament organised in connection with the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Moreh Youth Club which began on October 2 at Galnam Lenthol Ground in Moreh Ward No 2 concluded today with Chavangphai Youth Club lifting the title after beating Mission Veng Youth Club 4-2 via penalty in the final after a 1-1 draw in the final.
Seitinhang scored the opener late in the 53rd minute to give Chavangphai Youth Club a hard earned lead but Mission Veng Youth Club’s Haoneo cancelled the lead with a fine shot in the 68th minute to settle the game in a 1-1 draw.
In the penalty shoot-out, Seikholan, Jaiminthang, Letkholun and Seitinhang scored for Chavangphai Youth Club while only Haoneo and Minlun were able to score for the losing side.
The closing ceremony of the tournament was attended by Youth Affair and Sports Minister Letpao Haokip as chief guest; Ginsei Lhungdim, president, Hill Tribal Council Moreh as functional president and Dr S Ibomcha, SP, Tengnoupal district and Hauzalala, president Moreh Youth Club as guests of honours who also gave away prizes to the winners, the runners and other participants.
Speaking on the occasion, Sports Minister Letpao maintained that he will work his best to develop Lenthol Ground to a proper playing field during his tenure. The Minister also erected a golden jubilee memorial stone inside the premises of the Moreh Youth Club on the occasion.