SS Mohring MT claim 2nd Veteran Football Tourney title


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By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jun 14 : SS Mohring MT emerged champions of the 2nd Veteran Football Tournament organised by Jhasa Youth Chandel at Sports Complex, Chandel Christian.
SS Mohring defeated Lamkang Brother by 3-1 goals in a one sided final encounter of the 14 team knock-out football tournament which kicked off on June 4.
SS Mohring who have beaten Japhou Veteran FC, Unapal FC and Changnhe Veteran on their way to the final faced early opposition from Lamkang Brother but their relentless effort helped them take a 2-0 first half lead with Stephen opening the account in the 32nd minute and PS Bekan doubling the advantage in the 38th minute.
Lamkang Brothers, who were off target, upped the ante after the break and pulled back a goal via Th Betil as SS Mohring MT rested back.
With SS Mohring drawing back more men to their defence after conceding the goal, Lamkang brother failed to carry forward the momentum and to their disappointment, KT Ruwngam struck one minute away from to give SS Mohring an unassailable 3-1 lead and the eventual win.