Imphal, March 6
Inter CRPF Hockey Tournament organized by 109 Bn CRPF under the aegis of IGP, M&N Sector CRPF begins today at Mongsangei, Makha Leikai.
The tournament was inaugurated by Vinod Kumar, Commandant-109 Bn CRPF, in presence of Vinod Sawant, Deputy Commandant , Club Presidents of sports clubs, Village dignitaries and audience comprising of nearby villages.
Total eight teams comprising of CRPF Battalions & GC Imphal deployed in Manipur and Nagaland are participating in the tournament i.e. 32, 69, 86,78, 87, 109, 143 Bns & Group Centre Imphal. Speaking on the occasion Vinod Kumar, Commandant-109 Bn exhorted the players to play the game in true spirit and told them that such tournaments not only build up team spirit de corps but also make one fit and healthy. The selected players from this tournament will participate at Inter sector level tournament and will represent the Manipur and Nagaland Sector.
The opening match was played between 69 Bn and 32 Bn and 69 Bn registered a comprehensive win over 32 Bn in a tiebreaker. This is a knock out tournament and final match will be played on March 7.