Shillong, Oct 16: Nongthymmai Sports and Cultural Club resumed its platinum jubilee celebrations yesterday with the start of a football tournament at Nongthymmai playground.

The celebrations have been organised after two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The first match was played between the women of Umpling and Nongkhyriem, which the former won 4-0. Two goals were scored by Daphishisha Marthong and one each by Quinie Nongrum and Daisy Sohtun.

The second match was in the men’s category and here Nongkhyriem C defeated Nongkhyriem A 2-1. The winners scored through Rodrick Kharmujai and Banshan Ramsiej, while Nongkhyriem A scored via Ban Syiemlieh.

The dignitaries present were Banida Shisha Kharkongor, RV Dkhar, E Rynjah and club president B Khyriem, among others.

Earlier in the morning, the club in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra, Shillong, organised a cleaning drive at the playground, indoor stadium and nearby areas.

(Nongthymmai SSC photo)

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