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Bwhwiti gold cup clash begins

Coochbehar Municipality FC from West Bengal beat Global FC in Gossaigaon 5-3 goals in tie breaker system in the opening match of the B Bwhwithi Memorial Football Gold Cup in Kokrajhar on Tuesday. 

Both the teams played draw forcing the organizers to taker resort to the tie breaker system where the Coochbehar team defeated Global FC from Gossaigaon. United Kurseong FC from Darjeeling will take on Shillong UA FC on Wednesday organized by NDFB-P in memory of martyr B Bwhwithi.

Altogether 10 teams from Assam, West Bengal, Manipur and Meghalaya have confirmed participation in the event. These include Shillong UA FC, United Kurseong FC, Darjeeling; IW DSA Xi, Manipur; Coochbehar Municipality FC, West Bengal; Global FC, Gossaigaon, 16 AP BN, Marigaon; 10 NBAP, Siliguri and Barhoongka AC, Kokrajhar.

The championship will be awarded cash 50,000 and gold cup while runners up will be given away cash 40,000 and gold cup. The final match would be played on October 15.

 

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