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United Chirang Duar FC Lift Trophy

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HT Correspondent

KOKRAJHAR, April 10: United Chirang Duar Football Club (UCDFC), Runikatha defeated Barhoongkha Athletic Club (AC), Kokrajhar 1-0 to win the Bodoland Martyrs Gold Cup football championship-2022 in the final match played at Banargaon Jaiklong Sports Club playground in Kokrajhar on Sunday.

The 21st edition of Bodoland Martyrs Gold Cup football championship-2022 concluded with prize distribution ceremony amidst huge spectators.

The championship was organised by Kokrajhar district Sports Association (KDSA) in association with ex BLT welfare society under the sponsorship of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) government in memory of Bodoland movement martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Bodoland statehood demand movement.

Situ Basumatary of United Chirang Duar netted first goal in 34th minute against Barhoongkha which led the team 1-0 till first half.

In the second half of the match, Barhoongkha tried to equalise the match by scoring goal, but couldn’t score any goal against the United Chirang till the last minute and lost to the United Chirang 0-1 goal and subsequently United Chirang Duar Football Club lifted the championship trophy.

Rajib Boro of Barhoongkha Athletic Club was adjudged best player of the final match in the championship. He was given away a trophy and cash Rs. 5000.

The champion team United Chirang Duar Football Club received a trophy and cash Rs. One lakh while runners up team was handed over a trophy and cash Rs.50,000 respectively.

Assam Football Association secretary and ex MLA Hemendra Nath Brahma, BTC MCLAs Derhasat Basumatary, Rajib Brahma were graced as guests in the prize distribution ceremony and handed over the trophies to the winning team abd runners up team.

Notably, the championship team United Chirang Duar Football Club and runners up team Barhoongkha Athletic Club have contributed their prize moneys to the KDSA for organising sports events in days to come respectively.

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