Kohima, October 13: The Alpha United is gearing up to conduct the 1st edition of the Alpha United Futsal Tournament 2018 at Kohima village ground, Ziekezou from November 1 to 3.
Making the announcement at a press conference, organizing committee general secretary Khrietuo Pienyü said that the tournament will be a running trophy conducted annually from this edition.
In the first edition, the champion team will pocket a cash prize of Rs 30,000 and the runners up team will walk away Rs 20,000. Besides these, there will be two individual awards “Most skilful player” and “The Best goal keeper”, he said. He said that the Alpha United “aims to promote the beautiful game of futsal which is like a T20 version in the cricketing world”.
Through the tournament, “we anticipate our young talented players to embrace the game of futsal as a profession and prosper as professionals as the game is rapidly gaining popularity in the world of sports,” he said. He informed that the tournament will be held as per the rules and regulation of the FIFA.
Inviting all interested teams from across the state to come forward and participate in the tournament, Pienyu informed that interested teams can collect the registration form from Plaza Bakery, Razhü point, and Global Sports, Opposite Oking Hospital. The registration fee for a team will be Rs 3000 while the last date of submitting the filled up forms is October 29, he said.
(Page News Service)