Monday, November 28, 2022

Telongjem FC lift MDFA trophy


Defending champions Telongjem FC were crowned champions of MDFA Trophy 2022 after defeating Moanungsang Memorial Sporting Club 2-1 in the final match played at Imkongmeren Sports Complex, Mokokchung on Wednesday.
Telongjem FC put on a dazzling display and took the lead in the 18th minute through Pursunep strike.
However, Moanungsang Memorial Sporting Club did not allow their opponent settled down and Jungshiwati scored the equalizer in the dying minutes of the first half.
After the breather, Telongjem FC continued to dominate possession.
They were finally rewarded when in the 74th minute Bapin Yimjong’s free kick beat the rival goal keeper to hand Telongjem the title.
Yhunshalo Kemp of Telongjem FC won the award for highest scorer, Pursunep of Telongjem FC as player of the tournament, best defender award was won by Alemmongba of LongpaLomuden FC, Tiasunep of OCYU was named best goalkeeper and Merantemjen of Youngsters Team won the award for most promising player.
Earlier, a brief closing program was graced by advisor Technical Education and Elections, MedoYokha as chief match patron.
He lamented on the lack of infrastructure and other facilities for sports in the state. He called upon the youths not to let this trophy be their final destination but to work harder to achieve at higher levels.

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