Meghalaya: Mendipathar MLA Cup kicks off today


Tura, Nov 1,2017:The much awaited Mendipathar MLA Cup began today at the Dilma Apal playground in the town of Mendipathar in North Garo Hills.

The event is being organized by the Dilma V Walsare Club with the prizes being sponsored by local MLA of Mendipathar, Marthon J Sangma. The open football tournament will see 32 teams vying from the states of Meghalaya and Assam with the winner set to be richer by Rs 50,000 while the runners up takes home Rs 30,000.

The tournament will be played on a knockout format with the final expected to be played on December 9,2017.

In a pulsating first match, the Gajingpara FC defeated the Dangra FC by a scoreline of 2:1.

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