ITANAGAR, Sep 18: Naharlagun United FC (NUFC) retained the Veteran Cup defeating PTC 3-1 in the final on Sunday.
Topon Borah put the defending champion ahead scoring in the 17th minute. He doubled the score in the 35th minute to give NUFC 2-0 lead at halftime.
In desperate need of the equalizers, PTC made some fine moves in the second half and their efforts bore fruit when Mihin Takar scored in the 42nd minute (1-2).
In 66th minutes, NUFC imposed more misery on PTC, when Koj Tatung scored the third goal for the team and sealed the victory.
S Ronrag of PTC was declared “Hero of the Match.”
Mihin Takar (PTC) and Mingo Bage (NUFC) were adjudged the “Best Player” and “Best Goalkeeper” of the tournament, while Kipa Bharat (NUFC) has been chosen as the “Best Defender.” Franklin Taki of Siang Highlanders became the highest scorer with 10 goals to his kitty.
The “Best Discipline Team” award went to Laba FC.