Agartala Press Club organized Inter Sub Divisional Media Football Tournament at Kshudiram Basu English Medium School ground, Agartala on Sunday (16th July, 2023).
Agartala Press Club champion in Inter Sub Divisional Media Football Tournament 2023. Dharmanagar Press Club team won the runner. Dharmanagar Press Club team defeated Belonia Press Club team 2-0 in the quarter finals and Khumulwng Press Club-B team 1-0 in the semi-finals to advance to the finals. On the other hand, the Agartala Press Club team got a bye in the quarter finals, but in the semi finals, they defeated the Khumulwng Press Club team 2-0 to qualify for the finals. Agartala Press Club team defeated Dharmanagar Press Club team 2-1 in tiebreaker penalty shoot-out to clinch the champions trophy after the hotly contested final match ended in a goalless draw.
In a special ceremony at the end of the game, the champions and runners-up teams were presented, prize money and medals besides Man of the Tournament for their sportsmanship on the field to Rahul Guswami of Dharmanagar Press Club, Best Goalkeeper : Suman Saha of Agartala Press Club, Best Striker : Krishanu Debbarma of Khumulwng Press Club, Best Midfielder : Nihar Ranjan Saha of Belonia Press Club, Best Defender : Sujit Ghosh of Agartala Press Club. Sponsor Radhakrishna Jewellery, CEO Narayan Debnath, Tripura Badminton Association President Pradip Kumar Saha, Secretary Sanjib Saha, Press Club Vice President Sajjad Ali, Sports Committee Chairman Alak Ghosh, Press Club Secretary Ramakanta Dey, Joint Secretary and Convener of Sports Committee Abhishek Dey, Joint Secretary Kamal Chowdhury handed over the prizes to the winners.
Press Club treasurer Ranjan Roy, executive committee members Abhishek Debbarma, Mihir Shil, Manish Lodh and other officials of the sports committee were also present. Referee Khokan Saha, Sukanta Dutta, Pintu Chakma and Hari Sharma were in charge of the match. Senior sports journalist Suprabhat Debnath was the commentator. Meanwhile, Sports Committee Convener Abhishek Dey expressed his sincere gratitude to the sponsors and co-sponsors, Radhakrishna Jewellery, Parul Prakashani, Tripura Football Association, Tripura Referees Association, Tripura Badminton Association, Lal Bahadur Byamagar, Kshudiram Bose English Medium School and all those concerned for the successful completion of the tournament.