Dept of Physical Education crowned 3rd USL champion

Dept of Physical Education crowned 3rd USL champion

ITANAGAR, Oct 11: Dept of Physical Education lifted the 3rd University Soccer League (USL) trophy thrashing defending champion Dept of Commerce 4-0 in the final played at ground No 1 of RGU today.

The score of the final match read goalless till the lemon break but thereafter the Physical Education team changed their gear and pumped in 4 goals in quick successions which took their opponents by surprise. The deadlock was actually broken when the Commerce team conceded a penalty in 56th minute of play, which was comfortably converted by Litum Noshi. Noshi netted again to double the tally, while Tangak Taki and Yomli Payum scored a goal apiece that sealed the chance of Commerce team to have a comeback.

The winners got richer with a cash award of Rs 20000, individual medals and certificates. The runners-up secured cash award of Rs 10000 along with a trophy, certificates and medals.

Playmaker Mitin Tayeng of Commerce team was declared the best player, while Litum Noshi became the highest scorer with 17 goals to his kitty. Doging Yubey of Physical Education team was declared as best goalkeeper of the tournament. The individual award winners were given away cash prizes, citations and mementos. The best disciplined team award went to Dept of Geology, which included a trophy and certificates.

In a unique gesture, Chawan Matey of ‘Education’ was given away the best spectator award.

The final match was witnessed among others by Director of Elementary Education Tapi Gao and RGU vice chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha.


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