Shillong, May 24: The 5th Invitation Knockout Football Tournament, organised by Wahiajer Sports Club, began today with a keenly contested match between Ryntih and Mawmang.

Ryntih won the opener 5-4 on penalties after regulation time ended 1-1. Mawmang’s scorer was Bantei Shylla, while Ryntih’s was Sheen Sohktung, who was also named man-of-the-match.

Mawhati MLA Dasakhiat Lamare was the chief guest on the inaugural day.

The champions of the knockout tournament will take home Rs 2 lakh.

(Photo contributed)

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