ASU Wins 21st LSU Martyr’s Football Running Trophy 2022

Kohima: The Akuk Students’ Union (ASU) became champion in the 21st edition of the Lotha Students’ Union (LSU) Martyr’s Football Running Trophy 2022 played against Yanchum Yankho Old Changsu (YYOC) with a winning score of 1-0.

The 21st edition of the LSU Martyr’s Football Running Trophy 2022, which kicked off on April 14, ended on Friday at Wokha Local’s grounds.

Akuk Students’ Union’s Ekonthung Kithan dominated the match, scoring the only goal in 15 minutes of the first half to take the team to victory.

NSN Lotha, former NSF president, was a special guest at the closing ceremony. He also presented the championship trophy, money and certificates to the winners.

The ASU took home the running trophy, certificates and a cash prize of Rs 60,000 while the runners-up received a running trophy, certificates and a cash prize of Rs 30,000.

Individual awards of the 21st edition of the football championship for the best defender were awarded to Liyanthung Odyuo of Yanchum Yankho Old Changsu, while ASU’s Ekonthung Kithan won the title of highest scorer with ASU’s Zubenthung Kithan as the best player of the tournament. The award for the best team went to Sunglup Sputnik football club.

The Martyr’s Trophy is organized in memory of Lt. Thungkhomo Ezung and Lt. Chumdamo Tungoe. A total of 20 teams participated in the football tournament.

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