IMPHAL, Feb 20: AIM has become the champion of 4th Loktak football tournament after defeating NEROCA by 2-1 goals in the final match held today at the ground of Moirang Multipurpose Higher Secondary School.
The winning goals of AIM were scored by Naoton and Roshan in 48th and 81st minutes of the match respectively while the solitary goal of NEROCA was scored by T. Dhiren in 41st minute.
The champion AIM was awarded a cash prize of Rs 40,000 along with the trophy while runner-up NEROCA bagged cash prize of Rs 20,000 with trophy.
Thomas of NEROCA was given the best player award while the award for fair play team was presented to YWC Thambalkhong.
The final match of the tournament was graced by YAS minister N. Biren as the chief guest and MLA M. Prithiviraj as the president.