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Tripura ties down Manipur, while Mizoram squeezes Sikkim

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Sports

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SHILLONG, March 19: Tripura on Tuesday held two time champions Manipur 1-1 in the first Group B match of the 4th Dr. T. Ao Football Tournament at the JN Sports Complex.
Both teams showed excellent football skill, control, understanding where both teams create lot of chances but the excellent performance by both the goalkeepers denied both the teams the chance to score.

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Late goals see Royals home with 2-0 win

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Shillong, March 19: Two goals in three minutes saw Royal Wahingdoh secure a narrow 2-0 win over PIFA Sporting in a thriller at Indore on Tuesday.
Showing grit and determination, the Royals pumped in two crucial goals late in the game to produce a complete turnaround of events. Meanwhile, PIFA showed resilience and discipline in their approach against the Shillong-based side but were unable to squeeze out any goals.

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MLP and Purple Rain clinch last Qtr Finals

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SHILLONG, March 19: MLP defeated Pinewood by 6 wickets and Purple Rain defeated 6Th Battalion by 2 wickets in the last quarter final matches of the Inter Office cum Corporate T-20 Cricket tournament 2013 organized by the Shillong Cricket Association at Polo Grounds.

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Meghalaya thrashes Arunachal 3-0

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SHILLONG, March 18: Skipper Niwan O Gatpoh’s hat-trick guided host Meghalaya to a comfortable victory over Arunachal Pradesh 3-0 in the second match of the 4th edition Dr. T. Ao Memorial Football tournament being played here at JN Sports complex under the flood light.

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Assam downs Nagaland by 2 goals

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SHILLONG, March 18:  Assam earned 3 points in the first match of the Dr. T.Ao Memorial Football Tournament 2013, after defeating Nagaland by 2 goals to nil at JN Stadium, Polo.
The first half of the game was rather dull in play with Nagaland’s Lipok Sashi unble to score a penalty at the 37th minute; however things picked up at the second half when Biswajit Swarkiyari scored a brilliant goal at the 66th minute. Assam’s victory was affirmed by the second goal scored at the crucial 84th minute by Biswamitra Basumatary


 

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