Cosmopolitan pip Super Sporting 2-1

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Imphal, Jan. 20: Cosmopolitan Youth Club, Imphal East, defeated Super Sporting Association, Thoubal, 2-1 in a preliminary round match of the 14th Dr Kanti Mukherjee Memorial Invitation Hockey Tournament at Khuman Lampak hockey stadium here today.

Kh. Debeshore of Cosmopolitan scored the first goal in the sixth minute, while L. Herojit increased the tally by converting a penalty corner in the 23rd minute.

Super Sporting reduced the margin through M. Dhananjoy in the 69th minute.

Equestrian: Khurai Polo Club's K. Romeo won the gold in the senior tent pegging sword individual category at the Assam Rifles Cup state equestrian championship organised by Manipur Equestrian Association under the aegis of IG (South) Assam Rifles at Imphal polo ground today.

L. Maniketan of Chingkheihanba Polo Club won the silver while Krypsa Polo Club's Robert Singh won the bronze.

In junior show jumping, L. Cameroon of Eastern Students Club won the gold, while S. Sarat of Thangmeiband Youth Polo Club and Chingkheihanba's L. Atangba won the silver and bronze respectively.