Agri Minister kicks off RGGMF
Churachandpur, Jan 9 : Agriculture Minister V Hangkhanlian today formally inugurated the second edition of Raja Goukhothang Guite Football Memoriam 2020 amidst fanfare at Lamka Public Ground.
The soccer tournament, touted as one of the biggest in the hills is conducted by Ropiang Foundation Trust with the support of DSA Churachandpur. Oil India Limited is the title sponsor, while it is also co sponsored by several companies including ONGC, Vedanta, Hindustan Petroleum, EIL, Coal India, PFC, and NMDC.
Addressing the event Hangkhanlian said the Lamka Public Ground, the sole public ground in the district and is correspondingly pride of Churachandpur town and needs to develop according. He also continued that MTDC has to quickly utilise the pending works to develop the pitch.
In the opening day matches, NLYC beat KYVO - Kwasiphai 2-0 courtesy Zamlunmang (35') and Jehovah (56') goals while KPFC-Kha Potsangbam suffered similar drubbing in the hands of SYMROPIA FC as Seiboi Haokip (10') and Peter Seiminthang Haokip (13') were on target.
Happy Feet FA vs United Khawzim Brothers( starts at 12 pm); Konsham FC vs Ahsijolneng FC ( starts at 2 pm).