Jiribam, Feb 5 : A veteran football tournament was kicked off today in line with the series of sporting events held as a part of the ongoing 9-day Golden Jubilee Celebration of All Jiribam Sports Association' establishment.
The opening ceremony of the veteran football tournament organised at Jiribam Higher Secondary School playground was attended by Moirangthem Mubi Singh, SP Jiribam district police; M Brajakanta Singh, president, AJSA and H Basulal, Addl SP, Jiribam district police respectively as the chief Guest, functional president and guest of honour.
In the opening match of the veteran football tournament, Mayon Society defeated Unique Society by 5-3 goals.
Meanwhile in the second match, Jiribam Police edged AJSA 2-1.
A 10 km distance run will be organised tomorrow as a part of the golden jubilee celebration.