NSU Kolkata introduces NE students Dr. T. Ao football trophy

NSU Kolkata introduces NE students Dr. T. Ao football trophy

Kohima, March 9 (MExN): Naga Students’ Union Kolkata (NSUK) has introduced north east students Dr. T. Ao football trophy in honour of legendary footballer Dr. T. Ao.


NSUK president Thepuzo Keyho stated NSUK has introduced the North East Students Dr. T. Ao football trophy in the north east annual sports week through the initiative taken by Government of Nagaland in commemoration of 100th Birth Anniversary of Dr. T. Ao. Kolkata has been a significant city in the life and career of Dr. T Ao as a professional footballer and as a medical student.


The union felt that through this initiative, the northeast students will remember the inspiring life and legacy left behind by Dr. T. Ao.


In the tournament, Team Sikkim emerged as the champions of the first North East students T. Ao football trophy after defeating Assam in the final match by a solitary goal.


Six north eastern states took part in this tournament.


It was held as part of the 21st annual sports meet of the North East Students’ Forum West Bengal held from March 5 to 7 last.


Meanwhile, NSUK expressed gratitude to Youth Resources & Sports advisor Er. Zale Neikha for sponsoring the trophy.


The trophy will be running trophy on yearly basis for the North East students in Kolkata during the annual sports meet.