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Thenyizu winter football cup underway

Dimapur, Dec 7 (NPN)
Published on 8 Dec. 2017 12:15 AM IST
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The first edition of the Winter Cup Football tournament 2017 got underway at Thenyizu village local ground, Phek with Cole Mero, director of life sports as the chief guest.
Playing on a knockout basis, Kings Chozuba beat Khretho Kroko 2-0 in the first match, while Genius FC overpowered FC Chetheba 2-1 in the second match. In the third match, Kohima FC defeated Rising FC by 3-1 and Hills FC edged Win FC 1-0 in the last match of the day. 
The quarterfinal matches of the tournament will begin on Friday.  
The three-day tournament is being organized by Khretho Boys Kohima with an aim to promote local players and provide them a platform to compete. A total of 13 teams are participating in the tournament. The champions will walk home with a cash of Rs.30,000 along with a trophy while the runners-up will pocket Rs.15,000.

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