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KVBC, PBC lift football for Bible title
Staff Reporter Dimapur, Mar 12 (NPN):
Published on 12 Mar. 2009 11:55 PM IST
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Kughovi Village Baptist Church (KVBC) defeated Lotha Baptist Church, Dimapur (LBCD) by 3-2 to clinch the football for bible title held at DDSC Stadium here on Thursday. William gave the perfect start by scoring the first goal for his team in 29 minutes. The second goal was netted by Chenithung (penalty) of LBCD in 40 minutes. In the second half of the play, Kughovi Village Baptist Church (KVBC) proved to be much superior team and all the three goals came from the KVBC came in the second half. The first goal for the KVBC was scored by Ato, while the equalizer came from Tovi for KVBC in 60 minutes of the play. The winning goal for KVBC was netted by Robin in the dying moment of the game. Meanwhile in the women football, Police Baptist Church (PBC) beat Ekronipathar Nagamese Baptist Church (ENBC) by 5-4 in a tie breaker. The Champion for 2009 Football for Bible, Kughovi Village Baptist Church (KVBC) and runners-up Lotha Baptist Church Dimapur (LBCD) in men’s category were awarded with cash prize money of Rs. 25,000 and Rs.15,000 each. While in women section, the winner and runners-up in women’s category will received Rs. 15000 and Rs. 10,000 each. Chenithung of LBCD was awarded the highest scorer of the tournament and man of the match for the final match, Tovi of KVBC was adjudged the man of the tournament. Naghato of Sumi Baptist Church, Purana Bazaar was awarded the best goalkeeper. The highest scorer in women football went to Sunita Sangma of ENBC, while the best goalkeeper went to Pichano of Lotha Baptist Church, Dimapur.

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