Kolkata: Himachal Pradesh got a royal beating in it’s Santosh Trophy National Football Championship today as Assam routed Himachal 10-0.
It was virtually a no contest as Assam striker Akum Ao hit six goals leading Assam to a thumping win. Akum struck in 15th, 47th, 52nd, 61st, 76th and 78th minutes.
Bulu Zigdung struck twice while S Warry and Chirod Das completed the rout for Assam.
Sports administrators in the state need to pull up their socks as Himachal teams have become a joke in National Championships.
Earlier, the Himachal hockey team was thrashed 11-1 in the Rangaswamy cup in Bhopal.