The 1st Thoubal District Polo Tournament being organised by Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association (MHR&PA) and Tekcham Polo Club, began today with the participation of 9 teams.
The opening ceremony was graced by Soibam (ongbi) Chaoba Devi, member Langthabal Zilla Parishad; S Budhachandra Singh, former president MHR&PA and Langpoklakpam Iboyaima Singh, Pradhan Tekcham Gram Panchayat as presidium members.
In the 1st match of the tourney, Tentha Polo Club (A) sealed a narrow 3-2 win over Tekcham Polo Club (B).
L Rabikanta, T Bishworjit and Ksh Tombi of the winning team scored a goal each in the first, second and the final chukker respectively while the two goals of the Tekcham side came from S Sova Singh and Md Ayajuddin Khan.
Thoubal District Polo Club (B) will play Tentha Polo Club (A) while IKL Polo Club, Khangabok will meet Tekcham Polo Club (A) tomorrow, i.e March 19, 2021 .