Ward No 17, 8 (A) to vie for football title of KIWAT

KANGPOKPI, Feb 8 : Finally, Ward No. 17 and Ward No. 8 (A) team made it through to the final of the ongoing 14th Kanggui Inter Ward Tournament, 2018 held at Brig M Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi DHQs.
ADC Sadar Hills Chairman, Haokholal Hangshing will grace the closing ceremony as chief guest while Vice Chairman Thangjakam Misao and newly posted SP Kangpokpi, PH Mahesh Naraian, IPS will attend as functional president and guest of honour respectively.
Altogether, 24 teams out of 17 wards in Kangpokpi DHQs participated in the nearly a month long Inter Ward Tourney organized by Kanggui Youth Union since January 16 with an aim to promote unity and understanding among the denizens of Kangpokpi DHQs while pioneering peace and harmony among different communities dwelling in the town.
With a narrow 1-0 win over Paji’s Ward No. 1(A) in the first semi final match played today, Haopu’s side Ward No. 17 leap into the final to lock horns for the title with Ward No. 8 (A) who outshined Ward No. 9 team 2-0 in the second semi final played this afternoon.
Lalminlen’s 64th minute strike discharge the dream of Haopu’s side Ward No. 17 to play in the grand finale while Letgoulun (31st) and Songpu (60th) scored one each to help Ward No. 8 (A) to qualify for the title contender tomorrow.
An entertaining exhibition match between KYU, KTC and GUDUP will be organize before the final match to give the message of love, peace and harmony among the thousands denizens of Kangpokpi apart from entertaining the expected huge crowd.

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