IMPHAL, Feb 19: Khurai Polo Club makes it to the last four stages beating Chingkhei Hunba Polo Club(A) by 7-5 goals in the 3rd 57 Mountain Division Polo Tournament 2012 played at Imphal Pologround.
Khurai Polo Club got off to a flying start as L.Thompson Singh hits home the opening goal however in the next instant Chingkhei Hunba Polo Club replied back positively as O.Rozer Singh, K.Samananda Singh and Th.Koaba Singh pick up a goal each to lead 3-1 goals in the first chukker.
Khurai Polo Club turned the tables in the second chukker with some gallant ride as P.Jotin Singh, H.Papak Singh and L.Thompson Singh struck in to post 4-3 goals and later in the third chukker Khurai Polo Club jostled up Chingkhei Hunba Polo rank with Th.Momocha Singh, H.Papak, L.Thompson firing in a goal each to dominate the proceddings with 7-3 goals. However just before the final whistle, H.Muhindro Singh hits one for Chingkhei Hunba team to tail 4-7 goals.
Later in the fourth chukker, O.Rozer Singh chips in with Chingkhei Hunba Polo Club fifth goal but not enough to see them through in the tournament.
In another match, Manipur Police Sports Club(A) also sails into the semi final beating Imphal Riding Club by 7-4 goals.
Manipur Police riders make a grand entry as S.Bimol Singh struck two goals while S.Somorjit fetch one for the lead in the first chukker and later in the second chukker S.Somorjit Singh adds one for Manipur Police to gave 4-0 lead. Kh.Saratkanta Singh gets the opening goal for Imphal Riding Club.
The remaining chukker saw an evenly fought game but Th.Ranjit gets a goal for Manipur Police while Prakash Bhandari adds Imphal Riding Club second goals just before the whistle in the third chukker. In the last chukker, S.Somorjit and M.Jawan scored for Manipur Police Sports Club to give them 7-2 goals while Imphal Riding Club hits home two more goals through N.Ranjan and L.Romiyo to give them a final verdict of 4-7 goals and made the sad exit.