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Loyem Memorial Trophy: Sangzi FC beat Pisgah Utd 4-1 in opener

Loyem Memorial Trophy: Sangzi  FC beat Pisgah Utd 4-1 in opener
Action in the match between Sangzi FC beat Pisgah United FC on Wednesday.
DIMAPUR, Oct 10 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/10/2018 12:30:17 PM IST

Defending champions Sangzi FC beat Pisgah United FC 4-1 in the opening match of the 26th Loyem Memorial Trophy, which kick started at Tuensang on Wednesday. 

Johnny of Sangzi FC became the first goal scorer in this year edition, when he opened the account for his team  in the 9th minute. He again scored the second goal in the 53rd minute. The other goals were scored by Benjamin and Likokmong. The lone goal for Pisgah United was scored by Menya. Earlier, the opening ceremony was graced by CEO Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland, Alemtemshi as special guest. 

He reminisced his schooling days, 48 years ago in GHSS Tuensang. Comparing the improvement, he congratulated the CCSU and the organizing committee for their achievement. “The CCSU and the organising committee with no help from the government generating funds more than Rs. 23 lakh is an achievement,” he added.

Earlier, the programme chaired by Nayang began with an invocation by Rev. Achu Chang executive secretary CBLT. Delivering welcome address, P. Ngamen convenor of the Loyem Memorial Trophy thanked different sections of the society for their support. Altogether 16 teams are participating in the championship.

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