Aizawl, 2nd November, 2021 : As part of the ongoing “Swarnim Vijay Varsh Celebrations’’ at Aizawl, the Aizawl Battalion under the aegis of Headquarter 23 Sector Assam Rifles and Headquarters Inspector General of Assam Rifles (East) organized Football Tournament. Sports Minister Pu Robert Romawia Royte graced the final match at Aizawl Lammual today as the Chief Guest.

The aim of the event was to promote ways to engage youth of the state in physical activities to generate awareness about the importance of physical fitness among the local youth.

Speaking on the occasion, Pu Robert Romawia Royte lauded the efforts of the Assam Rifles in organising various sports events and other civic activities to build and strengthen bonds with the people. Explaining how Football and sports have been instrumental in connecting Mizoram with the rest of the country, Pu Robert Romawia encouraged the MFA and footballers to give their best efforts to utilise Santosh trophy as a launching pad to qualify for the coming National Games 2022.

The final match of the championship was played between MFA Yellow and MFA Red. MFA Yellow lifted the trophy by scoring 5-3 goals against MFA Red.

Brig.Digvijay Singh, SM Commander 23 Sector Assam Rifles, Colonel Rajesh Kumar Nayak, Commandant of Aizawl Battalion, troops of Assam Rifles and families witnessed the event today.


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