Dimapur, September 4 (MExN): The Angami Students’ Union, the organizer of the 19th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy, 2018 has invited entries for participation in the month-long soccer tournament. The last date for submission of the forms is September 15.
The tournament is scheduled from September 20 – October 21 at Local Ground (Khuochiezie), Kohima.
“All the interested teams, players or clubs within and outside the state are hereby informed to start their preparations for partaking in the month-long soccer tournament,” ASU stated in a press release from its Information & Publicity Secy Avizo Lcho.
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, it said.
The tournament is organized annually in honor of the two martyrs’ Late Kekuojalie Sachü of Kohima Village and Late Vikhozo Yhoshü of Kigwema Village who were the victims in the indiscriminate by Police from Alichen on March 20, 1986, during a peaceful rally, the release said.
The rally was 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, it added.
The release further informed that the entries from available at:
•Kohima: Sports Paradise Rüluo Market Kezieke #09402211604.
•Dimapur: Master Graphix, Super Market near Hotel Saramati #09774532237.
For further information, one can also contact the following numbers: Convener Org. Committee 09774214201, Sports Secy. ASU 08413967271.