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N Obang MFT lift 13th Marsosang Football Trophy 2023

By Imrongkumba Aier Updated: Dec 16, 2023 11:40 pm
Marsosang Football Trophy
Defending champions N Obang MFT after winning the 13th Marsosang Football Trophy 2023, on Saturday.

MOKOKCHUNG — N Obang MFT emerged champions of the 13th Marsosang Football Trophy 2023, defeating Team Gilgal 5-4 in a penalty shootout in the finals played at local ground, Chuchuyimlang, on Saturday.

In the thriller final match, defending champions, N Obang Memorial Football Team (MFT) and Team Gilgal were locked in a goalless draw in the regulated 90 minute play plus a 6 minute added time.

The extra 7 + 7 minutes also ended in a goalless tie, leading to the ultimate penalty shootout, where defending champions MFT overcame their rivals 5-4.

The champions received cash prize of INR 1.5 lakk along with the trophy and certificates, while Team Gilgal were awarded INR 80,000.

In the individual awards, Limakumzuk from United Boys received the best defender award, Hamugha from N Obang MFT was named best goalkeeper, Bapen from Team Gilgal won the player of the tournament award and Thejasetuo from Team Gilgal (with 16 goals) received the highest goal scorer award.

The best team title went to Ungerlong FC.

The tournament, organised by Rocky Club, Chuchuyimlang, commenced on December 12, at Langpangkong Tsükong GHS Chuchuyimlang play ground, with twelve participating teams.

Assistant Director of Food and Civil Supplies, Mokokchung, N Jamonger Ao, the chief guest of the event, in his address, encouraged parents to support their children’s interest in sports, along with a focus on education.

By Imrongkumba Aier Updated: Dec 16, 2023 11:40:38 pm
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