Mokokchung District Football Association (MDFA) under the aegis of Nagaland Football Association (NFA) will be hosting the Dr. T. Ao Inter District Football Trophy from April 19, 2022.
This was announced at the joint press conference of NFA and MDFA held at Mokokchung on Monday.
Convener of the MDFA organizing committee Merentoshi R. Jamir said that all the 16 districts are expected to participate in the trophy.
He said that this year will be special as NFA completes 50 years of its existence.
He added that preparations for the trophy have already been started.
Also addressing the press conference, NFA president, Neibou Sekhose expressed hope that this edition of the trophy will be the best inter district trophy ever.
He appreciated the MDFA for accepting the challenges by way of hosting the trophy.
He further urged the people of Mokokchung to take this trophy as a challenge as well as privilege.
Kolo Mero from NFA, who also addressed the press meet, encouraged the new districts to take the initiative for affiliation with NFA.
MDFA president, Meyisanger Lemtur also expressed hope that all the districts will positively participate in the trophy.