Mizoram XI wins NE Girls U-19 football tourney

Mizoram XI wins NE Girls U-19 football tourney
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Dimapur, July 21: Mizoram XI emerged as the Champion of the North East U-19 Girls Football tournament held at IG Stadium Kohima on Sunday.
Mizoram XI defeated Sikkim XI 3-0 in the finals. Mizoram XI was the more aggressive team with its attacking game right from the start, but could not break the strong Sikkim XI defence in the first half of the match.
Mizoram XI, however, came back stronger in the second half and got the first breakthrough in the 15th minute of the second half. Two more goals were scored back to back in the 73rd and 78th minute.
Brig Satbir, Dy IG AR(N) congratulated the champion team and gave Rs 75,000 along with trophy and citations, while the runners-up received Rs 50,000 with trophy and citations.
The golden boot award went to Miriam Lalnungsiam of Mizoram XI who scored a total of 6 goals.
Zairemmawii was adjudged the valuable player and Reema Gurung of Sikkim XI the best custodian. Teams standing 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th also received Rs. 30,000, Rs 20,000, Rs 15,000, Rs 12,000, Rs 10,000 and Rs 8,000 respectively.
The tournament was organized by HQ IGAR (N) Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ DGAR. (Page News Service)