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6th Dera Natung sub-junior boys state level football tournament begins

Total eight sub junior teams are participating in tournament. 


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6th Dera Natung Sub Junior Boys State Level Football Tournament 2019 kick off today at Sanghey Lhaden Sports Academy ground (SLSA) by director of Sports Tadar Appa.

In the inaugural match,  defending champions,  Polo city FC started it’s campaign with a win against debutant Pachin United FC with a 2-0 score line.

Chuku Tacho and Takam Tayeng were in the score sheet for Polo city FC.

Second match was played between last year’s runner up Arunachal SC and Upper Subansiri FCin which former registered convincing win of 6-0.

Tatu Riamuk Cherom scored Hatrick for ASC while other three goals came through Jacky Rapung,  Ringu Charkom and Gigi Sha.

In the last match, Sanghey Lhaden Sports Academy defeated MSL Jr. FC 5-0.Tame Pao of SLSA scored his first  Hatrick while, Arbaiso Tayeng and Tai Tana also contributed a goal each for SLSA.

Total eight sub junior teams are participating in tournament.

Addressing the inaugural function Appa said that the selected team will participate in national level. He motivated the players to play the game in spirit and become a good player for the team and state in time to come.

Nagaland Football Association President Auto Mezhur Sekhose who attended the function as special invitees said that Nagaland is way behind in sports and games , but we hope that sports in the region grow more in compare than previously.

APFA Secretary General Kipa Ajay informed that 22 teams have joined but after selection only eight team were selected to play the tournament.

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