Kokrajhar clinches Inter District Senior Football Championship title


Diphu, SEPT 2: Kokrajhar defeated Morigaon 3-1 to clinch the 68th senior Inter District Football for Khirud Baruah memorial trophy 2019-20 at Karbi Anglong Sports Association stadium, (KASA) Diphu here on Sunday.

Bikash Konwar of Morigaon scored in the 20th minute in the first half. Both the teams missed few chances in the first half, as both attackers were strong enough to defend the ball and the game ended 1-0 in favour of Morigaon in the first half.

In the second half, Kokrajhar stronger and Tupu Brahma scored a goal in the 57th minute. Bipan Narzary scored another goal at the 61th minute, thereby adding another goal to Kokrajhar.

Morigaon continued to strive for a comeback but failed to step forward and Kokrajhar scored another goal during injury time through Pulung Diamary.

Eventually Kokrajhar won the match and received the winner’s trophy and cash award presented by CEM Tuliram Ronghang who graced the valedictory function as chief guest.

It may be mentioned that the 68th senior inter District Football Tournament for Khirud Baruah Memorial Trophy 2019-20 was organised by Assam Football Association and hosted by various District Sports Association since August 21, 2019.