TN Police create history

Tamil Nadu Police created history in the all-India police B.N. Mullik memorial football championship by finishing second. In the final at Secunderabad on November 22, Tamil Nadu Police lost to Kerala Police 0-2. It was TNP's first final in the tournament's 62-year history. Coach M. Elango said the previous record of TNP was reaching the semifinals in 2011.

“We played well throughout the tournament. Even in the final against a strong Kerala Police team, we dominated the proceedings. We missed three sharp chances while our opponents were clinical. I'm proud of our achievement,“ he added.

The iconic I.M. Vijayan was part of the Kerala Police team. Thirty teams from all over India including six paramilitary units took part in the November 13-22 event.

Results of TNP: League: lost to BSF 0-1. bt Rajasthan 2-1 (goalscorers: R. Siva and Jerold Fedalis); bt Uttarakhand 1-0 (Kumar). PQF: bt CRPF 2-1 (Murugan & Pachirajan).

QF: bt Nagaland 5-3 (Ramanan, Manikandan, Ravichandran and Kumar).
SF: bt RPF 2-1 (Jerold Fedalis). Final: lost to Kerala 0-2.

( Source : dc )
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