Dimapur, January 15: As part of the yearlong celebration of Dr T Ao birth centenary, the Department of Youth Resources & Sports in collaboration with Nagaland Football Association is organizing inter district football tournament in honour of the legendary footballer from January 28 to February 2 at Indira Gandhi Stadium Kohima.
Inauguration of Astro Turf at IG stadium will be done on January 28 followed by an exhibition football match between Chief Minister’s XI & Chief Secretary’s XI.
Altogether, 11 teams from all the 11 districts will participate in the tournament.
Meanwhile the Nagaland Football Association has informed all participating teams to report by January 27 afternoon without fail.
NFA informed that the organizing committee will provide Rs 30,000 each to all the participating team for team preparation (uniform/track suit etc).
The District Football Associations have also been requested to collect the tournament regulations from NFA secretary. For further information, one can contact K. Neibou Sekhose, secretary NFA at 9436000365.
(Page News Service)