Despite Defeat Malasudi FC of Remote Vijaynagar Stole Hearts In Miao, Arunachal Pradesh
BORDUMSA: The final battle of the Independence Day Cup tournament-2019 being an annual sports event was played across Changlang District and the one which concluded in Maio on Thursday has left a permanent impression upon the on-lookers and the organisers of the tournament thus deserves an special mention in the sports arena of the district.
Though sustained defeat at the hands of team United Miao Football Club by 3-2 team Malusidi Football Club of remote Vijaynagar descending the lofty hills with thick vegitation cover traversing around 156 kilometers from Miao indeed has re-defined the sporting spirits in one’s heart irrespective of impediments on the way.
“The team though couldnot win the C’Ship 2019 here on 15th last and had to stand as runners -up only yet it has been displaying the true sense of sportsman spirits every year displaying the sense of fortitude defying the physical odds has many more lesson to learn from the players of the team who walks ups and down the infested hills for four days with their required loads on their back to participate in the tournament”, exclaimed Kamlung Mossang the local MLA of Maio who has been promoting the sports cause in the area who has personally high words to appreciate the team.
‘We have no definite routes for about 150 kilometers and have to cover around 158 kilometers of thick vegetation cover without proper meals encountering several physical and wildlife challenges includung the menace of leaches and other fauna with every forwarding steps to reach to Miao for participating in the tournament, said one of the Yobin youths of Vijaynagar who had accompanied the team.
“The team Malusidi FC chiefly comprised of Yobin and Lisu youths led by captain Tsissa Yobin indeed exhibited a wonderful show off during all the events of the tournament we organised and finally won the best team and best scorer of the entire tournament”, said Abhijit Gogoi a member of the Scorpion Club of Maio that hoisted the tournament.
“ Team Malusidi playing on a robust format was driving aggressively from the early in the final battle had hit a maiden goal in the the first 20 minutes while the second was scored in 48 minutes against the defending champion team UMFC, though lost the battle subsequently by 3-2 ”, informed Tumke Bagra, the President of the tournament organising committee.