YMA football tournament kicks off with much fanfare

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Published on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:14
Written by Our Correspondant
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Jampui, Oct 16,2018: The long awaited annual football event of Jampui Hill "Tripura Group YMA Football Championship 2018" kicks off on Tuesday  at Vanghmun Playground, Jampui Hill.

The football event was inaugurated  by Jitendra Chaudhury, Member of Parliament (LS) in the presence of Biakthankima, MDC, the office bearers of the Young Mizo Association (YMA) and other dignitaries.

 Altogether 13 First Division and 10 Second Division teams will be participating in the two week long football festival, including 3 First Division teams from the neighbouring Mizoram (namely Tuidam, Ṭhuampui, Kawrthah North). The tournament will showcase scores of skills and talents of the young Mizo boys who have the potentials -- given the right training, guidance, and exposure -- to compete at national and international events.

This tournament is also the best opportunity for professional football bodies like the TFA and football clubs in Tripura to come and hunt for young talents that can meet their crucial needs. The people of Jampui Hill will have football in the centre of their lives during the coming two week  long biggest football festival.