AR invitational football cup underway


Dimapur, March 2: The fifth edition of the ‘Assam Rifles Invitational Football Cup 2020’ was kicked off today at Assam Rifles Football Ground, Laitkor, Shillong by Lieutenant General Sukhdeep Sangwan, Director General Assam Rifles and by the Assam Rifles Woman Footballer, Riflewoman Ranjana Chanu who has herself been selected for representing India in second round of AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2020.
‘Assam Rifles Invitational Football Cup’ was launched in the year 2016 and since then it is being conducted every year to promote the spirit of Soccer in the region.
This Edition of ‘Assam Rifles Invitational Football Cup’ will witness 16 premier Football teams affiliated with Meghalaya Football Association (including Assam Rifles team) battling it out to win the coveted Cup.
The teams have been divided into eight groups and matches will be played on a knock out basis.
The Final match will be played on March 13. Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma has graciously accepted the invite to be the Chief Guest at the closing ceremony.
(Page News Service)