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Pre-Subroto Cup cum junior football tourney from Jun 5

Nagaland News

Kohima, June 3: In a first of its kind, the Directorate of Youth Resources and Sports is all set to hold the pre-Subroto Cup cum Junior Football Tournament from June 5 to 11 at Indira Gandhi Stadium Kohima.
All the districts, except Noklak will be competing in the Under-15 boys tournament. Pool A comprises of Mokokchung, Peren and Longleng; Pool B has Tuensang, Nuiland, Wokha and Tseminyu; Pool C has Dimapur, Shamator, Chumoukedima and Kohima while Pool D has Mon, Phek, Kiphire & Zunheboto.
The U-17 girls tourney will commence from June 8 with 11 districts competing in the event. Peren, Noklak and Kohima are in Pool A, Phek Tuensang & Dimapur in Pool B, Wokha, Chumoukedima & Mokokchung in Pool C and Zunbehboto & Nuiland in Pool D.
The tournament for both categories will be conducted on league system with the four pool toppers competing in the knockout round.
Meanwhile, the department has constituted a 4-member team of coaches to identify potential players of both the U-15 boys and U-17 girls state teams through the tournament. Junior football coach Ruopfu Meyase is the convenor while football coaches Kevilebie Zashumo and Mughato Aye and a representative from Nagaland Football Association are members.
The inaugural function on June 5 will be graced by Advisor for YRS, S. Keoshu Yimkhiung as guest of honour at 10:30 am while prize distribution will be held on June 11 at 3:30 pm with Deputy Chief Minister T R Zeliang as guest of honour.
(Page News Service)