19th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2018 from Sept 20

Our Correspondent

Kohima, August 26


The Angami Students’ Union (ASU) will be organizing 19th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2018 at Kohima Local Ground from September 20 to October 21.


The month long tournament is organized in respect and honour of the two martyrs’ Late Kekuojalie Sachii of Kohima Village and Late Vikhozo Yhoshii of Kigwema Village who were the victims in the indiscriminate firing of the Nagaland Armed Police from Alichen on 20th March, 1986 during a peaceful rally called by the Naga Students’ Federation to protest against the State Government’s decision on the Extension of Disturbed Area Belt from 5 KM – 20 KM along the Indo-Myanmar border and against the induction of Indian Police Service (IPS) cadre into the state of Nagaland.


Meanwhile, the Organizing Committee is all set to give away attractive prizes with trophy and citations along with big cash amounting Rs. 5 lakh for the tournament Champion, Runner-up, losing semi finalists and quarter finalists besides individual prizes in various disciplines.


ASU information & publicity secretary Avizo Lcho informed all the interested teams/clubs and enthusiastic players from within and outside the state to start their preparations for partaking in the month long soccer tournament.


Entry forms for the tournament will be made available from August 27 at the following outlets.


Kohima: Sports Paradise Mulüo Market Kezieke #09402211604.


Dimapur: Master Graphix Super Market near Hotel Saramati #09774532237.


Last date for submission of entry form has been fixed on September 15.


For further information contact the following numbers: Convener Org. Committee 09436071876, Sports Secy. ASU 08413967271.