Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Nagaland: Futsal tourney in Mokokchung


The 1st edition of Open Futsal Tournament (5-A-Side) was organised by Amigos Club of Chuchuyimpang village at the FAC ground on Friday. The tournament was held under the aegis of ‘Oja Sungo’- Lemtu su-it Tea Factory with the theme –‘Peace and Unity through sports’.
Delivering his speech as guest speaker, senior journalist, Aso Imsong said that the young generation should earnestly focus on games and sports for a career.
He said that Futsal was one sports where Nagas can immensely excel to become professionals. He cited the example of ‘Telungjem FC of Chungtia, who successfully represented Nagaland at the hero Futsal Club Championship at Delhi in 2021.
The inaugural function was chaired by Yangertemjen Pongen and prayer for players was offered by Associate Pastor Youth, CBA, Tensayanger Supong. Welcome note was delivered by Odibendang and special song was presented by Merenkumzuk.
Altogether, 24 teams are vying for the Championship title.