Kohima, January 05 (NEx): Vice president, Nagaland Football Association, Colo Mero inaugurated football tournament today, January 05, 2021 at public ground, Noklak Hq. under the theme, ‘Invigorating the talent’.
Speaking on the occasion, Colo Mero stated that, in order to become a good sportsman, proper training should start from a young age. He mentioned that initiatives should start from the grass root level on the importance of games and sports, organising sports activities in schools and villages so that many sportsmen will come up from the district. Encouraging the players, he advised the players to be disciplined in all areas.
President, Khiamniungan Sports Council Er.Elo Khiamniungan also spoke during the occasion. Welcome address was said by Games and Sports Secretary, Khiamniungan Students Union, Sheying.
The tournament is being organised by Khiamniungan Students Union in collaboration with Khiamniungan Sports Council.
Indian Red Cross Society Noklak District Branch set up a stall for awareness of COVID-19 and distributed face mask and soap to the participating teams. Altogether, 19 teams are participating in the tournament which will be culminating on January 14, 2021.
(News source: DIPR)