GUWAHATI — Last year’s runner-up Assam Don Bosco University’s (ADBU) Guwahati defeated the defending champion Assam Engineering College (AEC) by 3-0 and lifted the coveted Dr. Debabrata Goswami Memorial Football Trophy in the finals held, 2nd October 2013.
North East Forum for Technical Institutions (NEFTi) organized the second edition of the Inter- Engineering and Technical Institutions Football Tournament.
All together 8 teams namely Assam Engineering College, NITS Mirza, Royal Group of Institutions, GIMT, RIST, SITM, ADBU, Assam Down Town University participated in the friendly competition.
Few minutes into the game, striker Deibanehbok Nongdhar scored the first goal, sending the ADBU fans into frenzy.
In hot pursuit, the AEC strikers made several futile attempts at equalizing the goal but could not break through the ADBU defense during the entire first half.
In the second half, 20 minutes into the game, John Pyndapbiang scored the second goal for ADBU followed by a third goal from Deibanehbok Nongdhar within few minutes.
The Best Footballer of the Tournament award went to ADBU’s Harket Khongsngi (3rd Sem, Civil Engineering).
Late Prof. Debabrata Goswami, was a renowned mechanical engineer of Assam and Principal of Assam Engineering College.