Sports

  • Peren team beats Kenkre FC Mumbai in penalty shoot out
    Kohima | November 26 : Peren. Dist. Sports Assn beat Kenkre FC, Mumbai by three goals to one (3-1) in a penalty shoot-out and secured a place in the semi finals of the Royal Cup tournament in Kohima.The fourth quarterfinal match ended in a scoreless draw as both teams failed to score after ninety minutes of play. The teams were unable to break the deadlock even after 30 minutes of extra time and the match eventually had to be decided on penalties. The first half of the match saw very l
  • Manipur team walk off; defending champs TT FC Aizawl enter QF
    TT FC players and match officials stand and watch as the AIM FC players and staff leave the pitch. Kohima | November 25 : The third pre-quarterfinal match of the Royal Cup tournament between defending champions TT FC, Aizawl and AIM FC, Imphal turned sour early in the second half as the game was abruptly stopped in the 60th minute when the Manipur team decided to walk off the pitch in protest over a decision made by the referee. The defending champions started the match well and d
  • Seven time champions Nagaland Police knocked out
    Kohima | November 24 : Mizoram Youth Team defeated seven time champions, Nagaland Police by a single goal in the third quarter-final match of the Royal Cup in Kohima. It was a lively and competitive match as both teams managed to keep each other at bay and the match eventually went into extra time as both teams failed to score in the allotted ninety minutes. Nagaland Police started the match with some intent and produced the first chance within seconds when Joseph (8) connected well wi
  • Professional league for AIFF’s NE football zone
    Vice president of the AIFF Ankur Dutta (Sitting Centre), executive director of cmg Bhaswar Goswami (Sitting Left) and NFA president Atuo Mezhur (Sitting Right) alongwith NFA members at Hotel Tragopan, Dimapur on Thursday, November 24.  DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 24 (MExN): The northeast, like the rest of the other AIFF football zones in the country, will also have a professional football league come March 2012. Conceptualised by a Kolkata based management company – Celebrity Manageme
  • 24Th Njkdma Championship 2011 Scheduled At Delhi
    Kohima | November 24 : A 5 member team comprising of students from Panjabari Martial Arts Academy (PMAA) and Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti Amingaon (SBJA) is all set to represent Assam in the forthcoming "24th National Jeet Kun Do Martial Arts Championship 2011 scheduled to be held at Delhi from 27 to 28 November next.  Talking to the Morung Express, over phone the Sports Teacher of Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti Biswajit Bharadwaj, the event is being organized as part of celebrating the
  • 19th Inter District and State T.T. Championship
    Dimapur, November 24 (MExN): All the District Table Tennis Association are cordially invited to participate in the forth coming 19th Inter Distrcit & State T.T. Championship to be held from December 13 to 15, 2011 at Dimapur. The Association are requested to confirm their participation on or before November 30, 2011, bring a copy of their office bearer names and their yearly schedule calendar activities. Rs.1000/- will be collected from each District towards NTTA affiliation fee. A
  • Veteran Badminton Winter Challenge 2011
    DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 24 (MExN): The organizers of the Veteran Badminton Winter Challenge 2011 invite badminton lovers to come and witness the matches that will be played in four categories (35 years and above, 45 years and above, 55 years and above and mixed doubles) on 25th and 26th November 2011 in the Indoor Badminton Stadium Kohima. The tournament will commence from 9.00 A.M on 25th and close on the 26th evening. The total prize money of the tournament is Rs. 180000/- . The participan
  • Life Sports Kohima blanks Dengzong Boys Gangtok; cruise into SF
    Kohima | November 23 : Life Sports of Kohima cruised into the semi-finals of the Royal Cup by defeating Dengzong Boys of Gangtok by four goals to nil (4:0). It was a convincing win for Life Sports and they will now play the winners of the third quarter finals between IAM FC, Imphal and TT Aizawl FC of Mizoram.The first half ended in a stalemate as both teams failed to score. In what turned out to be an uneventful forty five minutes of play, neither teams created any meaningful chances
  • Morung Sports Brief
    DCC sports meet from Nov 24 to 26Dimapur, November 21 (MExN): Dimapur Government College will hold its 45th annual sports meet from November 24 to 26, 2011 at state stadium with the theme “Empowerment through sports”. A press note issued by Somba Chang, information secretary, DCC therefore directed all the students to reach the stadium at 8:00 am without fail. Zonipang Sporting Association informs Dimapur, November 22 (MExN): All concerned are informed that the general meet
  • Asian takes Peren DFA to quarter finals
    Kohima| November 22 : The Peren District Football Association (PDFA) today entered the quarter finals of the 20th edition of Royal Gold Cup 2011. Overpowering its rival NEROCA Imphal 1-0 in the last pre-quarter finals played here today at the Kohima Local Ground, PDFA will now clash with Kandre FC, Mumbai (Maharashtra) in the quarter finals on November 26.The match witnessed scoreless draw till the first half. Asian netted a goal for PDFA in the 86th minute and the team sealed the vict
  • Big win for AIM FC Imphal; to meet TT Aizawl FC in quarters
    Kohima | November 21 : AIM FC Imphal comfortably defeated Betul Oil FA of Madhya Pradesh by four goals in the ongoing Royal Cup tournament in Kohima. They will meet TT Aizawl FC in the quarterfinals on the 25th of November.Imphal made a very confident start and created a number of scoring opportunities early in the first half. They could have taken the lead as early as the 9th minute when Pitler (9) put the ball in the opposition’s net. But his goal was disallowed because the ass
  • Kohima Science College, Jotsoma Golden WinFest underway
    Jotsoma | November 21 : The weeklong Golden WinFest 2011 of the Kohima Science College, Jotsoma got underway here today at the College Ground with minister for health & family welfare Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu as the chief guest.Speaking in the occasion, the minister stated that sports has became an industry today and stressed on the need to seriously focus on “talent hunt search” in Nagaland so that youth can excel in the field of games and sports.The minister said there a
  • Morung Sports Brief
    DCC sports meet from November 24 to 26Dimapur, November 21 (MExN): Dimapur Government College will hold its 45th annual sports meet from November 24 to 26, 2011 at state stadium with the theme “Empowerment through sports”. A press note issued by Somba Chang, information secretary, DCC therefore directed all the students to come and attend the event without fail. NASAHMT memorial trophy from Dec 5 to 10Dimapur, November 21 (MExN): The Niuland Area Sports Association, Hovishe
  • ROYAL CUP 21st Nov 2011
    Today’s match:AIM FC, Imphal, ManipurVsBetul Oil, BetulMadhya PradeshTime: 1:00 pmThe third pre-quarterfinal match of the ongoing Royal Cup tournament in Kohima will feature two teams from outside the state. AIM FC Imphal of Manipur will face Betul Oil from Madhya Pradesh. Mr. Kipili Sangtam, Chairman of NSMDC has graciously consented to be the match patron.
  • Oklong village in Senapati District to host sporting extravaganza
    Dimapur, November 20 (MExN): The oldest Zeliangrong village and one of the historical hamlets, Oklong village in Senapati District is set to host the 10 days sporting extravaganza of the Liangmei tribe from January 11 to January 20. This has been announced by the President of Liangmai sports Association, Dara Newmai and Vice president Stephen Chawang of its central Executive committee at the capital in Imphal.It was mentioned that the prizes for the championship will be Rs1, 00000; fir
  • Moses officiates in All India tournament
    Moses with K K Sharma and Rawat, both Umpires from Delhi Umpires Panel. Dimapur, November 20 (MExN): Moses Khrumo, a senior member of the Nagaland Cricket Association has been an official at the 4th Vibuthi Nath Misra Memorial All India U-19 Cricket Tournament held at New Delhi and Varanasi in the month of October and November. Moses, a senior cricket umpire and presently selection committee member of Nagaland Cricket Association has thanked the organizers of the tournament for ho
  • Nagaland Police meet 2011 concludes
    Overall Team Champion, 11th NAP (IR) alongwith the DGP, K. Kire, IPS and NAPTC Commandant, Imlisunep (Standing Left) during the closing ceremony on Saturday, November 19 at the NAPTC Sports Stadium, Chumukedima. (Morung Photo) DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 19 (MExN): The XXXII Nagaland Police-Duty-cum-Sports & Athletic Meet 2011 concluded much fanfare on Saturday, November 19, with the Director General of Police K. Kire, IPS, gracing the closing ceremony as the chief guest. The six-day lo
  • Mizoram Youth Team beat HQ 5 Sect. AR Chesema by 4 goals
    Kohima| November 19  : Mizoram Youth Team pulled off a brilliant recovery against HQ 5 Sect. AR Chesema in the second pre-quarter final match of the Royal Cup in kohima.  After conceding a goal in the first half, the young Mizo team came out fighting in the second half and turned the tide in their favour by scoring five goals. Lalruatfela (2) of Mizoram scored four clinical goals in the space of five minutes early in the second half and became the second player to score a hat
  • Hat trick by Vikuzo of Life Sports blank Mon Dist SA
    Kohima | November 18 : A hat trick by Vikuzo (7) of Life Sports, Kohima ensured a place for his team in the quarter finals of the Royal Cup on the third day of the tournament. Mon District Sports .Assn were outplayed in every department by Life sports in the pre - quarterfinals.  The match ended 5:0 in favour of life sports. Life spots started the match aggressively and attacked the opposition’s goal numerous times, but they failed to capitalise on the chances they created.&
  • Goal feast as teams from Peren, Imphal open with big wins
    Kohima | November 17 : The second day of the Royal Gold Cup turned out to be an entertaining one despite the dull weather.  Two exciting matches were played and by the end of the day ten goals were scored. The first match between Naga Prege FC, Kohima and Peren district FA produced five goals as the match ended with Peren FA defeating Kohima by four goals to one (4:1). Both teams started the match by going on the offensive but neither team created any clear chances. By the half ho