DIPHU, Nov 5: A friendly match between host team Karbi Anglong Morning Star FC and Asaduzzaman FC, Bangladesh will be played on November 8 at the newly constructed Karbi Anglong Sports (KASA) football stadium. Announcing this chief executive member (CEM), Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) and president of Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA), Tuliram Ronghang said that international footballer from Sikkim Baichung Bhutia will attend the event.
CEM Ronghang said, “The KASA is going to organised a test event of the newly constructed football stadium of KASA on November 8, i.e., on Thursday. Friendly match will be played between Karbi Anglong Morning Star FC and Asaduzzaman FC from Bangladesh. The kick off time is 7 pm, but gate will be opened from 3 pm. Besides, the football friendly match there will be cultural events by various ethnic tribes of the district and others. We have invited former international footballer from Sikkim Baichung Bhutia.
Ronghang also announced that under Central government’s financial package another stadium will be constructed at Hanjanglangso. The Chutianala Sports Complex on Diphu-Manja road will be a cricket stadium. The CEM also said all development schemes should be completed on time and those contractors not completing works on due time action will be taken against them.
Detailing the event general secretary, KASA, Pankaj Teron said. “There will be four gates. We are charging nominal amount for tickets. For VIP entry it is Rs. 1000, and for the gallery it is Rs.100 and there is student concession of Rs. 50.”
“The stadium has 9000 seat capacity,” Teron said. Tickets will be available till the morning of November 8. KASA will also allot tickets to its sub-associations.