Imphal Feb 24,
8th edition of the Assam Rifles Maj Bob Khathing Tournament culminated on 23rd February at the TNL ground, Ukhrul with the final of Men’s Football. The final match was played between Ukhrul United Football Club (UUFC) and Ukhrul Football Club (UFC) and was won by Ukhrul United football club (UUFC).
Earlier on 21st February, the Choir competition saw Phungyo Baptist Church emerge as winners. Women Volleyball Trophy was lifted by Chameleon which defeated Evergreen in the final match played on 22nd February.
Apart from team prizes that were presented during the closing ceremony, individual prizes were given to Miss Rinreichon Shangh as best spiker in Volleyball, best player Miss Thangmeiwon Lashing (Volleyball), best scorer in football Mr Khanngam Horam (UUFC), best goal keeper Mr Ngaranngan (UUFC).The awards were presented by Brig Mohit Seth, DIG 10 Sector Assam Rifles. Assam Rifles extended its thanks and appreciation to the TNL, TSL TKS, TNWL TNML, Ukhrul media, Ukhrul Referee Association, Tangkhul Gospel Music Forum, Hao Services and the people of Ukhrul who were a constant support in ensuring success of the tournament. The six day mega event has become a huge symbol of togetherness and collective pride for the Tangkhul legend that is Maj Bob Khathing Ralengnao.
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