As many as 12 international football players from Kairang, Khumidok and Khabeisoi of Imphal East district, Manipur were felicitated on Wednesday by the Fatima Memorial Foundation at Khabeisoi Community Hall in Imphal East.
Addressing the event, deputy commissioner of Imphal East Kh Daina, said that such encouragement by the foundation will help boost the potential, performance and talent of the young players.
Assuring maximum support from the district administration to the young players, she suggested that narrating the life journey of the 12 international players will be helpful in encouraging other players.
“Nothing can stop you from achieving your goals if you give full efforts and concentration,” the DC encouraged and wished all the 12 players good luck in their future endeavours.
The function was also attended by chairman of the foundation, Md Samir Shah; additional district magistrate of Imphal East, Shamim Ahmad Shah and SDC of Tamenglong Buyamayum Abdul Mazeed, among others.