Karbi Anglong enter 70th Senior Inter-District Football Championship finals
Diphu, Sep.12 (EMN): Karbi Anglong is through to the finals of the 70th Senior Inter-District Football Championship after defeating Nazira 2-0 in the semi-final match played at Salabari District Sports Association Stadium on Sunday.
This is the first time Karbi Anglong has reached the finals of the tournament.
Karbi Anglong’s Deuri Kro opened the account for his team in the 15th minute of the first half through an assist by Harbamon Timung. In the 82nd minute of the second half, Karbi Anglong sealed the fate of Nazira after Harbamon Timung converted a kick from the penalty spot.
General Secretary, Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA), Dr. Pankaj Teron said KASA and football lovers of the district were happy to receive the good news. The coach and manager, Horen Engti Kathar, who is also the football secretary of KASA, has taken the team to the finals and there are high expectations that Karbi Anglong will win in the final, he added.
Karbi Anglong will play the final match on September 14 with the winner of the second semi-finals between Guwahati and Udalguri.