By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Sep 6 : Moirang College have emerged champions of A Pratap Singh Memorial Manipur University Inter College Football Tournament for Men after defeating Liberal College via penalties (4-2) in the final matchup after a 1-1 draw during normal time at Kodompokpi ground today.
As expected from a final match, both teams played extra cautiously to avoid any blunders and the opening goal of the match scored by Kh Lucky in the 19th minute to give Liberal College a 1-0 lead. But the lead was cancelled out by Moirang College's Ajimuddin in the 37th minute making the competition wide open yet again.
With neither side able to struck the winner during the normal time the match was decided via tie breakers wherein, 3 players of Moirang side namely Sailesh, Dhanashyam and Santosh successfully sent the ball into the net against Liberal College's one goal scored M Jimmy to walk away as the winners and will be representing Manipur University in the Inter University Football tournament.