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 1st...Arding Nongkhlaw Football Tournament concluded

To commemorate the 15th Death Anniversary of Late Bah Arding Nongkhlaw, the Open to all football tournament was organised by the children and grand children of Lt.Bah Arding Nongkhlaw, who was the Ex Headman of Lumpymgad Locality. The 1st Arding Nongkhlaw football tournament saw the participants of 25 teams from in  and around the city.

The final  tournament was between Madanryting and Nongthymmai in which Madanryting emerged as victorious by 3 to 2. The match was witnessed by the residents of Lumpyngad Locality and the adjacent locality and Nongthymmai MDC and Executive Members of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) Mr. Latiplang Kharkongor.

The games began with Madanryting pressuring the defence of Nongthymmai through attacking football and opened their account with a controversial goal by Pynioh in the 12 minutes. Wankyrshan double the lead in the 29 minutes with a stunning shot from outside after the opponent stopper sloppy pass was intercept. They continued to dominate the game and their result came in  38th minutes with a goal from Hebroman. Until the first half, the game looked one-sided with Madanryting having more possession.

The secondly half saw Nongthymmai eagerly trying to open their score sheets by maintaining their ball possession and attacking their opponent defences. They got their first goal in the 64 minutes by Banskhemlang. Banskhem doubled his score sheets in  78 minutes by chipping through the rushing opponents’ stopper.