KANGPOKPI, Sep 21: The month-long mega football tournament LS Trophy 2022 concluded yesterday at Brig M Thomas ground Kangpokpi town with Sagolband United lifting the trophy.
The closing ceremony was graced by Outer Manipur MP Dr Lorho S Pfoze as chief guest in the presence of functional president Chongpu Kipgen, president, District Sports Association Sadar Hills and Pastor Haopu, Centre Church KBC Kangpokpi as a blessing minister.
In the final match, Sagolband United of Imphal West beat Kuki Sporting Club 1-0 to lift the title trophy. The winning goal for Sagolband United was scored by Shunjanthang in the 50th minute.
The champions were feted with a trophy and cash prize of Rs 2 lakh while the runners-up KSC were awarded a trophy and cash prize of Rs 1 lakh. Top scorer of the tourney Premchand Singh of Manipur Terrier Imphal; best defender Achan of Sagolband United and best player, Lungousem of KSC were also feted at the occasion.
Sagolband United Physio Joylalita was awarded the first woman Physiotherapist in the tournament and FC Gorkha won the best team award.
Semifinalists Symropia FC and TASA were also awarded a cash prize of Rs 25,000 each.