25th Classic Cup from Nov 4

Kohima, October 16: The 25th Classic Cup organized by Classic Club Kohima on the theme “Together we can” will be played at Kohima local ground from November 4 to 23.
Briefing media persons here today, Classic Club president K Neibou Sekhose along with other officials and members of the club, said that the ensuing tournament being the silver jubilee edition will have enhanced cash award worth Rs 10 lakh with champion to receive Rs 3 lakh, runners up Rs 2 lakh and the losing semi-finalists Rs 50,000 each.
Interestingly, the individual awardees in the categories of Best Goal Keeper, Best Defender, Best Midfielder, Best Forward and Highest Scorer of the tournament will also get a bicycle each. The player of the tournament will get a motor-bike, he said.
He said that marking the 25 years of the tourney, other special awards have also been instituted for the most participant team including in this edition, Most Lovable Player to be selected through audience poll, Best Referee to be selected by coaches and Best Disciplined Team.
Interested teams can collect the forms and submit along with entry fee at M/s Kohima Sports World, M/s Vaude Villa Hardware Dzüvürü and M/s Global Sports Dr KK Angami Complex latest by October 28.
Sekhose informed that alongside the tournament the Classic Club and Kohima Press Club will also contest in the Challengers’ Cup.
Further he said that celebrating the silver jubilee year, the members of Classic Club have been engaged in face lift of the various infrastructures created by club in Kohima including Classic Island and entry gate at Y junction. (Page News Service)