27th Governor's Cup polo tournament begins MPSC-B ease to quarter-final
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, March 19 2017:
MPSC-B started off their campaign in style as they downed Chingkhei Hunba Polo Club 7-1 in the opening match of the 27th Governor's Cup Invitation Polo Tournament, 2017 and the 16th Governor's Cup Women's Polo Tournament, 2017 today at Mapal Kangjeibung.
Earlier, the opening ceremony of the tournament organised by Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association was attended by Chief Secretary, O Nabakishore Singh as the chief guest.
S Buddhachandra Singh, president MHRPA, H Deleep Singh, Commissioner (YAS, Art & Culture) and Dr H Chaoba Singh, Director, Veterinary & AH Services also attended as the dignitaries.
A total of ten men's teams and three women's teams will compete for the top honours of the tournament which will be held on knockout basis.
MPSC-B eased into the quarter final after beating Chingkhei Hunba Polo Club by a thumping 7-1 margin today.
T Pradeepkumar hit a treble, I Khaba grabbed a brace while Th Kaoba and O Suresh contributed one goal each in MPSC-B's win.
The consolation for Chingkhei Hunba Polo Club was scored by S Bronson in the last chukker.
Imphal Riding Club and MPSC-C will lock horns in another pre-quarter final match tomorrow at 1 pm while Eastern Club, Wangkhei face Ibudhou Thangjing Polo Club, Khongman at 2 pm.