Dimapur, February 15: The forthcoming Dr. T Ao North East Football Championship would be held at Kohima at the new Astro Turf facility in Indira Gandhi Stadium from April 7 next where all states of the Northeast would be invited to participate.
In this regard, a meeting of the Organizing Committee was held today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio at the CM’s official residence.
The event is being co-sponsored by the North East Council, Government of India and will be conducted under the technical supervision of the All India Football Federation and the Nagaland Football Association.
This will be the second time that Nagaland will be hosting the prestigious championships as the first ever edition in memory of the legendary Dr. T Ao was also hosted by Nagaland.
The organising committee has begun making preparations for the successful conduct of the tournament under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister and the Advisor for Youth Affairs & Sports, Er. Zale Neikha.
Heads of departments including Medical, DGP, senior officers of the sports department, representatives of the Nagaland Olympic Association and the Nagaland Football Association attended the coordination meeting. (Page News Service)