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U-19 soccer tournament from May

TAP | Updated: April 1, 2017

ITANAGAR, Apr 01: Named after state’s ace footballer Indrajit Namchoom, a football tourney is being organized for U-19 players in the state capital by ITBP from May 1 to 10 next.
The tourney - Indrajit Namchoom U-19 Football Tournament has been organized with the objective to select promising players to represent the India team in Asian Championship and to recruit young and emerging players in Civil Armed Police forces and other forces.
A total of eight teams (both boys and girls) would participate in the tournament. The first phase selection matches winner would be award Rs. 25,000 each in both categories whereas the boys & girls) whereas the runners up would receive 15,000 each and hardliner teams 10,000 each, a press release informed here on Saturday.
The opening and closing ceremony is expected to be graced by Chief Minister and Governor of the state, where opening and closing match is scheduled to be held at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium Naharlagun, and the rest would be held in the ground at Chimpu.
Informing that after completion of the first phase of selection, the team would be named as ITBP team of Arunachal Pradesh who, would compete with other teams at Shillong during the second phase of selection while, the third phase of selection matches would be held at Delhi, the release added.