BORDUMSA, Aug 17:United Miao Football Club (UMFC) swept the 73rd Independence Cup Football tournament title by defeating Malusidi FC 2-0 in the final here at the Miao general ground.
Kamlung Mossang, Minister for Urban Development and Consumer Affairs of Arunachal Pradesh who attended the episode as the chief guest, handed over the prizes to the winner and the runners up team.
Addressing in the ceremonial prize distribution programme, Mossang lauded the efforts of the Scorpion Club for hosting the tournament effectively and expect the club to promote the cause of the games and sports in the area reaching out to the remotest location of the district help realizing the noble ends.
“Football besides being an entertaining game also teaches us some vital lessons in practical life, the sense of discipline, team work and ability of being fortitude , can be cultivated in the football playground”, said Mossang.
Meanwhile, the winner team won the cash prize worth One lakh along with the champions’ trophy while the runner’s up team was awarded Rs 75,000 along with the runners up trophy.