Mokokchung inter ward football tourney from March 25

DIMAPUR, MARCH 22 (MExN): The Youth Association Marepkong (YAM) will be oganizing the first Mokokchung Inter Ward Football Tournament under the theme ‘Towards Excellence’ from March 25 to 30 at Imkongmeren Sports Complex.

All together, a number of 15 teams will be participating in the tournament. All participating teams will represent their respective wards. The wards participating in the touranament are: Alempang ward. Arkong ward, Artang ward, Dilong ward, Kichutip ward, Kumlong ward, Lijaba Lijen ward, Majakong ward, Marepkong ward, Mongsenbai ward, Penli ward, Sangtemla ward, Sungkomen ward, Tongdentsüyong ward and Yimyu ward.

The tournament has been organized with the aim to promote young football talents and also to foster unity among the youths of different wards. Through this platform the YAM hopes that the bonafide and permanent citizens of Mokokchung town are given opprtunities, promoted and encouraged to reach greater heights.

The tournament also specifies to ensure that the participants from each team are bonafide members of the ward and no outsiders will be allowed to represent any team.

The winner and runner-up of the tournament will be awarded a cash pize of rupees Fifty thousand and thirty thousand respectively along with trophy. Individual prizes including best goal keeper, highest scorer, best defender and player of the tournament will also be awarded.

Detailed information about the tournament can be accessed from the app ‘emokokchung’ which can be downloaded from the google play store for free.