IMPHAL, Jul 19
Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised a friendly 5-A-Side football match at Kakyei, Bishnupur district on July 19, 2019.
The football match was played between Nambol Company Operating Base (COB) and Kakyei Youth Progressive Club (KYPC). The match aimed at fostering competitive spirit and sportsmanship amongst youth of the area saw full vigour, enthusiasm and true team spirit from both the teams, said a press release of IGAR (S).
The match was applauded by over 50 locals who had come to witness the match from Kakyei village. At the end of the match, both the winning and the runners up teams were felicitated with tokens of appreciation, the release continued. The players and the locals were delighted and expressed their gratitude to the Assam Rifles for organising the sports event and requested to conduct more such events for promoting sports in future as well, it added.