Shillong, Jan 24: Nongdawah SC defeated Niaw Wasa 3-1 in the opening match of the 6th Invitation Knock Out Football Tournament.
The match took place at the Wahiajer Stadium. The tournament is organised by Wahiajer SC.
Wallamsuk Nongkhlaw scored a brace and Kynsaibor Lhuid scored one and was named man-of-the-match. Niponghi Sumer claimed the lone goal for Niaw Wasa.
There are 32 teams in all that are taking part in the tournament this year, with the eventual champion to take home Rs 2 lakh, while the runners-up will earn Rs 1 lakh in prize money.