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TDFA Cup: 8 teams qualify for quarter-final

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on TDFA Cup: 8 teams qualify for quarter-final

Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): Eight football teams from across the district, vying for the coveted championship of the Tuensang District Football Association (TDFA) Cup, have qualified for the quarter-finals which is scheduled to be played at the parade ground in Tuensang. Excel Naga, 40th Assam Rifles, DEF Tuensang, Oziepik FC, Donching Yangmai, Khiamniungan Sports Council, […]

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Uttarakhand beat Nagaland by 6 wkts

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Vijay Hazare Trophy: Uttarakhand beat Nagaland by 6 wkts

Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): Nagaland cricket team suffered the second defeat in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after Uttarakhand overpowered Nagaland by 6 wickets at the Motibagh Stadium in Vadodara in Gujarat on Monday. The defeat means Nagaland has so far won two matches and lost two in their first class cricket debut. In […]

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Naga lads win at X1 International MMA event

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Naga lads win at X1 International MMA event

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 23: Three fighters training out of The Combat Academy Nagaland won against fighters from outside the state in the recently concluded X1 International Mixed Martial Arts MMA event which was held on Sep. 22-23 in Shillong. In the bantamweight division (61.3kg) Mairidin Newmai beat Purushottam Prabhakar from Mumbai in via […]

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Martyrs Trophy: Gideon Leo fires Friends United to victory, Kohima Science College wins

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Martyrs Trophy: Gideon Leo fires Friends United to victory, Kohima Science College wins

Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): Gideon Leo scored three goals as Friends United New Market team thrashed Thurutsuswumi Students Union 5-1 during the ongoing 19th NSF Martyrs’ memorial trophy organised by Angami Students’ Union on Monday. Gideon Leo’s hat-trick and Thejaselie Terhuja’s brace was enough for the team to register a convincing victory over […]

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Jadonang memorial football tournament from Nov. 6

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Jadonang memorial football tournament from Nov. 6

Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The 12th edition “Jadonang Memorial Football Tournament” organised by the Zeliangrong Football Association (ZFA) will commence from Nov. 6 at THAU sports complex, Thangmeiband in Imphal west. The ZFA issued a press release on Mon. Sep. 24 through it general secretary Romeo Palmei. The tournament is open only for Zeme, Liangmai, […]

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Archery selection trial in Kohima

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Archery selection trial in Kohima

Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The Nagaland Archery Association (NAA) will be conducting a selection trial in Indian, recurve, and compound round on Sep. 28 at the IG Stadium in Kohima. General secretary of NAA issued a press a press release on Mon. Sep. 24. The selected archers will represent the state to compete in the […]

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Gavrilova upsets Ostapenko in Wuhan Open 1st Round

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Gavrilova upsets Ostapenko in Wuhan Open 1st Round

Wuhan (China), Sep. 24 (IANS): Australias Daria Gavrilova defeated Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia in straight sets in the first round of the Wuhan Open here on Monday. The world number 33, who represented Russia until emigrating to Australia in 2015, dismissed the Latvian 10th seed 6-2, 6-4 to complete one of the biggest upsets of […]

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Afghanistan keeper Shahzad reports fixing approach

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Afghanistan keeper Shahzad reports fixing approach

Dubai, Sep. 24 (IANS): In a fresh case of corruption in cricket, Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been approached to underperform in the inaugural edition of the Afghan Premier League to be played in Sharjah from October 5 to 23. The offer was made during the ongoing Asia Cup here. Shahzad informed the team management […]

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Defiant India hold Iran in AFC U-16 football meet

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Defiant India hold Iran in AFC U-16 football meet

Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 24 (IANS): India played a goalless draw against Iran in the AFC U-16 football Championship at the Bukit Jalil Stadium here on Monday. For the first time ever in 33 years, an Indian team held an Iran across all age groups in official matches or in any official men’s competition, according to […]

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Already in Asia Cup final, India look to extend dominance

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Already in Asia Cup final, India look to extend dominance

Dubai, Sep. 24 (IANS): Having already sealed their place in the final of the Asia Cup with successive wins over Bangladesh and Pakistan, defending champions India will now face a resurgent Afghanistan in the final match of the Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. On Sunday, India made a […]

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