Majuli Football Club win 5th Subansiri Cup Football Tournament Title

first_imgA CORRESPONDENTLAKHIMPUR: The 5th Subansiri Cup Football Tournament organized at the Ghunasuti High School playground in Lakhimpur district under the auspices of Jonki Club from December 29 last year concluded with grand success. The final match of the tournament, which was sponsored by NHPC Limited, was held between Odalguri Football Club and Majuli Football club on Sunday. Majuli Football Club won the title of the tournament by defeating Odalguri Football Club by a margin of 4-3 goals. As a result of it, Majuli Football Club bagged the title toffee along with the prize money of Rs. 40,000 while Odalguri Football Club was given away the runner-up toffee along with prize money of Rs. 30,000. Utpal Mili, the president of the Jonki Club informed that Karlos Atedva of Odalguri Football Club appeared as the best player of the tournament while Nansu Doley of Majuli Football Club secured the second best player title. Prize money amounts of Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 10,000 were respectively conferred to the best and second best players of the tournament.Chief Manager of NHPC Limited, Pankaj Gupata was present in the prize distribution ceremony of the tournament along with a galaxy of prominent personalities. Attending the event, Pankaj Gupta gave words to extend due sponsorship and co-operation with regard to organizing the tournament every year.Also Read: 29th All Assam Junior Ranking Tennis Tournament finals today in GuwahatiAlso Watch: Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma addresses media ahead BJP Booth Committee President’s Conferencelast_img read more

Sheffield United ‘reluctantly’ accept Hull bid for Maguire

first_img Harry Maguire 1 League One side Sheffield United have accepted a bid from Hull for defender Harry Maguire.The Blades have revealed they “reluctantly” accepted the Tigers’ new offer after they met their valuation of the centre-back and he and his representatives are now set to open talks over a move to the KC Stadium.Managing director Mal Brannigan told the club’s website: “We made it clear that we wanted Harry to stay by offering him a new contract at the end of last season, unfortunately he and his representatives chose a different path.“However, as he is under contract at Bramall Lane, we exercised our right to set our own valuation of him and after numerous bids which did not meet our expectations, Hull City increased their offer and we have reluctantly accepted.“As we have previously stated, Sheffield United are not under pressure to sell our players but on this occasion it was deemed the best for all parties and now we move on with the aim of assisting Nigel Clough to strengthen his squad.”last_img read more