List of winners and runners up of North East Dr T Ao Trophy since 2009
Nagaland’s forward Rhitsho Mero with 7 goals is top scorer of the tournament till date; followed by Nagaland skipper Khwetelhi Thopi with 5 goals
The victorious Nagaland team
Game over! Nagaland 3-2 Manipur!
And Manipur scores its second goal!
Nagaland 3-2 Manipur
3rd goal for Nagaland!
K Thopi (jersey no 23) scores third goal in favour of Nagaland
Extra time: 4 min
First substitution for Nagaland
Hitova Ayemi (19) OUT, Khakhevi Assumi (9) IN
Foggy conditions start to develop at Indira Gandhi Stadium, the venue of the match
Yellow card to Manipur’s H Kipgen (jersey no 14) at 79 minutes
Zale Neikha, advisor Youth Resources and sports, and Abu Metha, adviser to chief minister, among thousands of spectators witnessing the ongoing match
Nagaland scores second goal!!!
Rhitsho Mero (jersey no. 10) scores second goal for Nagaland at 53.39
Nagaland 2-1 Manipur
Free bus services will be provided from January 25-28 from the following points: High school junction to IG stadium from 1 pm onwards; and from IG stadium to PR Hill at 6:30 pm.
Free transportation to venue
With the ongoing North East Dr T Ao Trophy being played at Indira Gandhi (IG) stadium in Kohima, the Department of Youth Resources and sports (DYRS) on Friday notified that free transportation for the public will be provided till the last day of the football event.
Second half kicked off! Stay tuned for more updates
Some visuals from the match so far
Goal scorers: Nagaland 1-1 Manipur (half-time)
* Nagaland: Khwetelhi Thopi (captain) (23) — 8
* Manipur: Lalminlian Vaiphei (6) — 40.14