The Bungmual Youth Club (BYC) in collaboration with the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Churachandpur kicked off the 2nd L Nancy Lianthianhoih Memorial Football Tournament for boys and girls at BYC Ground on Saturday.
The tournament was inaugurated by Minister of TA and Hills Vungzagin Valte accompanied by his wife, additional AD-II and SDO of Churachandpur district.
In the inaugural match, Thomas Vualnam Memorial Team (TMT) beat Kannan Football Club (KFC) by a score of 5-1. The tournament, which will go on till May 5, will witness the participation from 18 boys’ and four girls’ teams. The closing ceremony and price distributions will be held after the final match. The first 2nd L Nancy Lianthianhoih Memorial Football Tournament was held in 2019 but had a gap of one year due COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking as the chief guest of the programme, Vungzagin Valte said that he will always be available to help the BYC in every possible way he can. He further exhorted the young players for their zeal of playing under the scorching sun and added that the enthusiasm will lead them to the mainstream arena of sports in future.