NFCA president Roko Angami with Naga Prege FC on September 13.
Kohima | September 13
Roko Angami, president, Nagaland Football Coaches Association (NFCA) and former international footballer officially unveiled the jersey of Naga Prege Football Club on September 12 at Thizami village council hall.
Gracing the launching ceremony as the patron, Roko encouraged the members to maintain unity and wished the club all success in their future endeavour. He called upon the members to keep the club aims and objective alive.
Roko also stressed on the need to discourage the age tempering as it spoil the future of the players.
Club manager and founder Khrielievio Yhor said that Naga Prege FC is Northerian Initiative Group. The objective of the Club is to create a model club so that other may also follow the same pattern and “as a result, we can have a good number of clubs in the state.” Once we have a good number of clubs, our state can have their own league, he added.
Presently, he said there is no club culture in our society. This model club is for the community and its involvement is essential for the club’s growth and sustainability, he said.
With this intention, Naga Prege FC was formed and registered under All India Football Federation. The players can get in touch with the club for Centralised Registration System (CRS). One of the visions of the club is to promote and support sporting club in the state, he said.
Yhor assured that the club will be transparent and accountable to people whom they are working for. The club also aims to promote young budding players to participate in the upcoming Kohima League.
When youth are actively engaged themselves in sports, many bad lifestyles are reduced, he said adding that the club will focus on all round development of the young players.
The Naga Prege FC will consist of both senior and junior team. Meanwhile, the club will be taking part in the Lobenkokba Memorial Morning Champions Cup at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima.