Members and Officials of Mokokchung District Badminton Association after a press conference held at MDBA Badminton stadium, Mokokchung on December 1. (Morung Photo)
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Mokokchung | December 1
The Mokokchung District Badminton Association (MDBA) under the aegis of the Nagaland Badminton Association and Mokokchung District Sports Council will be hosting the first Northeast Invitational Badminton Tournament from December 12-15 at MDBA Stadium, Mokokchung, a first of its kind in the district.
Lipok, Convenor, Organizing Committee, during a press conference informed that the tournament was organized with the objective to popularize the sport and to garner information from different badminton players from the North east region to establish a badminton academy in the near future.
The Convenor further informed that the tournament has also been organized envisioning Vision 2040 of the MDBA to produce Olympians from the district by 2040.
The tournament will be played under six categories. Women's Doubles, Men's Doubles, Men's 75+ Doubles, Men's 85+ Doubles, Men's 95+ Doubles, Men's 105+ Doubles.
The organisers also informed that a small token of cash prize will be given to each winner in every match. It was also informed that each participating state should have a minimum of six participants.
Winners will be awarded cash prizes upto 4 lakh along with certificates. The registration fee is one thousand per person per event. Interested individuals can contact 9862105513 or 8974182739.