Monday, November 28, 2022

Capt (late) N Kenguruse memorial football tournament commences

The sixth edition of Capt (late) N Kenguruse, MVC (Posthumous) memorial football tournament got underway at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima on November 15, 2022.
According to PRO (Defence), Kohima Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (North) in collaboration with Nagaland Football Association organised the Opening Ceremony. The tournament is organised annually by Assam Rifles on behalf of Spear Corps.
IG AR (N) Maj Gen Vikas Lakhera graced the occasion as chief guest. The event was also graced by Mr & Mrs Neiselie Kenguruse, the proud parents, Subedar (Hony Capt) Imliakum Ao, MVC (Retired) of Naga Regiment; Kevingutuo Sekhose, Head of Referees; Medo Yhokha, MLA; KN Sekhose, former APO President, representatives of Angami Youth Organization and Angami Student Organization.
Altogether, 18 teams from different districts of the state are participating in the nine-day long tournament from November 15-23, 2022.
The Winners’ Trophy, Runners-Up Trophy were unveiled during the ceremony. Winning team would be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakh along with the rolling trophy.
The ceremony witnessed the musical interludes performed by Assam Rifles Band, children from Bright Morning Star Children Home & Kohima Orphanage & Destitute Home.
Tehok FC (Mon), the defending champion beat Aphuyemi FC (Zunheboto), in an exciting opening match.

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