Football: Boy from Nagaland to play in Gothia Cup Sweden

Football: Boy from Nagaland to play in Gothia Cup Sweden

Nagaland which is not known for football has something to look forward to as a young player from the state will play at the Gothia Cup Sweden which will be held from July 17 to 24. The selection process was long and gruelling but 20-year old Lanvungthung Khuvung has been selected by Real Sports Association. […]

Female footballers from Northeast all set to play in global tournament

Female footballers from Northeast all set to play in global tournament

Football is not restricted to just boys but even girls can play the sport. Girls from the Northeast are proving this  as they make their mark even on a global scale. Five budding female football players from Manipur have been chosen to represent India at the Dana Cup in Denmark in July this year. Kh […]

Shillong footballer selected for training in France

Shillong footballer selected for training in France

SHILLONG: Aenam Jyrwa, Youth Academy player from Shillong Lajong, has been selected to be part of an exposure trip and football training in Paris Saint-Germain Academy (PSG Academy) in France. Aenam will be travelling along with 4 other players namely, Subungsa Basumatary, Eric Chhangte, Vikram Singh and Joel Lalramtleisanga. All the five players will be […]

Meghalaya hopes to host National Games 2022

Meghalaya hopes to host National Games 2022

SHILLONG: Meghalaya hopes to host the National Games 2022 and Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has started the process of getting the bid by handing over documents to the Meghalaya State Olympic Association (MSOA). The CM also handed over a cheque of Rs 50 lakh on behalf of the state government and letters of support to […]

Northeast football a ray of hope for India

Northeast football a ray of hope for India

India has seen a surge in the number of footballers playing in the I-League and the ISL and these are only the two big wig leagues of the country. There are a number of other smaller league, other divisions that produce a number of players. However, the level is still not at par with top […]

How football in the Northeast is growing leaps and bounds

How football in the Northeast is growing leaps and bounds

What was quite shocking to a few people during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit was that  he was very impressed by Shillong footballer Marlangki Suting who has made his city and state proud with his football prowess. The Indian international was known by the PM and was mentioned by name. This is how huge an […]

Boosting Meghalaya cricket scene, BCCI to construct indoor facility

Boosting Meghalaya cricket scene, BCCI to construct indoor facility

SHILLONG: On a whirlwind tour of the north east, BCCI president Anurag Thakur today announced construction of an indoor cricket facility in Meghalaya to help boost the game in a football-dominated state. The BCCI president has also hinted at the likelihood of the board doubling its annual grants of Rs 50 lakh to affiliate and associate […]