GUWAHATI, Sept 26: The North East region of India has established itself as the emerging football power house of the country. Red Horns Division under the aegis of Gajraj Corps is organising a football championship at Udalguri district under ‘Operation Sadbhavana’ to identify the potential sportsmen and give them a platform to help them in shaping the future of this beautiful game in the district. Opening ceremony of U-19 football championship was organised on Tuesday with great enthusiasm at Udalguri stadium in which approximately 2000 spectators have witnessed the event. A total of eight teams are participating in the championship out of these eight teams potential players will be selected to form two teams which will represent Udalguri district in upcoming BTAD football championship scheduled at Kokarjhara. The players have been selected from all over district with meticulous planning and thorough screening.
The opening ceremony was a great success and the aim to motivate the locals and winning the hearts and minds of people seemed to have achieved and the initiative to provide such platforms to the local youths was highly appreciated by everyone present during the ceremony.