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Eleven Stars Club of Bongaigaon has won the 20th Bodoland Martyrs Gold Cup football championship trophy held in Assam’s Kokrajhar.

In the final match played on Thursday at Banargaon Eleven Stars Club of Bongaigaon defeated local outfit Baarhoongkha Athletic Club by 1-0 goal.

The important goal was scored by Thanel Singh in the 87th minute.

The champions’ trophy along with cash Rs one lakh was handed over by state minister of soil conservation and social welfare Pramila Rani Brahma.

The runners’ up trophy and cash Rs 50,000 was given away by the EM of sports and youth welfare, BTC Doneswar Goyary.

Ajanta Rabha of Bongaigaon Eleven Stars Club was adjudged as the best player.

The trophy and cash Rs 5000 was given away by CO, 7 APBn M M Boro.

Eleven Stars Club of Bongaigaon entered the final defeating OIL, Duliajan while Baarhoongkha Athletic Club of Kokrajhar defeated ASEB, Guwahati in the semis.

Rinoy Basumatary

Rinoy Basumatary is Northeast Now Correspondent in Kokrajhar. He can be reached at: rinoymasscom@gmail.com