1st Hanif Shah Memorial State Level Manipur Muslim Football Tournament begins

IMPHAL, Jan 14 : The 1st Hanif Shah Memorial State Level Manipur Muslim Football Tournament orga-nised by All Kwakta Sports Association (AKSA) under the aegis of AMMOCOC kicked off today at Kwakta Public ground in the presence of Md Abdul Nasir, MLA Lilong AC as distinguished guest.
The opening ceremony of the tournament exclusively for muslims residing in the State, was also attended by SM Jalal Sheik, president AMMOCOC Manipur, Md Meheruddin, Chairperson Kwakta Municipal Council, Md Kayamuddin, president All Manipur Muslim football Association, M Prithviraj, former MLA, Moirang AC, Amin Shah, former MLA Kshetrigao AC and other imminent persons of the region.
A total of 19 teams divided into 4 pools are featuring in this tournament.
The opening match of the tournament saw hosts AKSA, Kwakta beat PYA, Keirang 1-0 via a goal scored by Md Arif in the 35th minute.
YSSU, Keikhu will take on YUC, Yairipok tomorrow at 12.30 pm in a group A league match while ABA, Kshetri Mayai Leikai will face HML-FC, Lilong at 2 pm in a group C league match.

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