SAFF Cup Final: Manipuri footballer carries Meitei flag triggering controversy


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The Indian national football team defeated Kuwait to win the South Asian Football Federation Championship, or SAFF Cup, on Tuesday. However, during the post-match presentation, Indian player and Manipur resident Jeakson Singh Thounaojam walked in draping a Meitei flag, sparking a new controversy. He said he didn't intend to hurt any sentiments but to draw attention to the situation prevailing in his home state.