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Loyem memorial trophy underway in Tuensang

Loyem memorial trophy underway in Tuensang
N. Bongkhao Konyak with the organising committee of Loyem Memorial Trophy.
DIMAPUR, Oct 10 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/10/2019 12:28:03 PM IST

The 27th Loyem Memorial Trophy organised by Confederation of Chang Students’ Union (CCSU) kick started on October 10 at Loyem Memorial Ground, Tuensang.

Advisor DUDA, N. Bongkhao Konyak graced the opening ceremony as special guest.

In the first match, defending champions, Nyenshen FC beat United FC 3-1. 

Vinoka of Nyenshen scored the first goal of this edition in the 6th minute. 

The lead didn’t last long as United captain Peshie levelled the scoreline in the 21st minute.

However, in the 27th minute, Vinoka scored again to give Nyenshen 2-1. After the breather, Pete scored to hand Nyenshen  3-1 victory. 

Earlier, speaking on the occasion, the special guest extended gratitude and remembered late Changkong Chang, who initiated this tournament in his father’s memory, late Loyem Chang with a vision to bring unity, mutual understanding and to give privilege to young people to excel in the field of sports.

“Forget and forgive about the past. It’s time to collaborate and coordinate together to create a peaceful environment for the next generation,” he added.

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