Thursday, February 22, 2024

Inter dist veterans football tourney

Nagaland Veterans Football Association (NVFA) with a positive response from the eight district teams and Nagaland Police Veterans Football Team is all set to organize the first Nagaland Inter District Veterans Football Tournament from January 29 at Kohima.
According to NVFA president, (IPS) K. Kire the aim of organizing the tournament and forming the district veterans teams was to encourage the youngsters to pick up the game in real earnest. In this connection, the association has informed all teams to reach Kohima lastest by January 28 and the fixture of the tournament will also be drawn on the same day.
The team should consists of players who have attained 40 years of age and above, 3 players between the age of 40 and 45 only can play the match and substitutes can be affected for them by players belonging to the same age group, the association stated. A prize money of Rs.30000, Rs.20000 and Rs.10000 will be awarded to the top three teams, the release said.
Meanwhile, the association has informed that it will bear all the expenses on food and lodging for the participants.

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