17 football teams to compete for Kohima Super Cup from May 16-31
Kohima: After a hole of two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kohima Town Club (KTC) is set to have Kohima Super Cup from May 16-31 at Kohima’s Indira Gandhi Stadium.
The football competition will observer cooperation of 17 groups.
Tending to a public interview in Kohima on Friday, putting together council convenor Zedikuolie Kire informed about the adjustment of the terminology of the competition – it was known as the Kohima Super League in the past three versions. He said that the thought behind the change is to empower investment of more football crews.
The competition will start off following a conventional service to be graced by Kohima Senior Superintendent of Police (SP) Kevithothu Sophie.
The champ of the competition will leave with a monetary reward of Rs 1.80 lakh when contrasted with Rs 1.20 lakh in 2020. The sprinter up of the competition will get a monetary compensation of Rs 1.20 lakh. The semi finalist groups will each get Rs 30,000.
Interestingly, individual awards for the best mentor and best arbitrator will be presented. While the Player of the Tournament will be granted an amount of Rs 25,000, other individual victors, including most encouraging player, best midfielder, best safeguard, best guardian, most noteworthy scorer, will each get a monetary compensation of Rs 10,000.
Kire informed that the club was shaped in 2017, with around 40 individuals as of now, to advance football in Kohima area and in the state. According to the organization during the current year’s competition, association matches will start from the quarter finals onwards.
Co-convenor Kethozelie Liezietsu said as Naga youth are skilled, the non-benefit football club is making an honest effort to advance football and guarantee that neighborhood players ascend to the public and worldwide level.
To support football gifts, the KTC has additionally been preparing neighborhood officials by leading arbitrator centers to improve the nature of football refs and keep them refreshed with the most recent law of the game. For the impending competition, All India Football Federation (AIFF) football teacher Joy chandra will manage the official board as the ref assessor.
KTC president Dr Viketoulie Pienyü added that to further develop football in the express, the game should be advanced at grassroots level. To likewise make it manageable, there is a requirement for solid football club fan base which will advance nearby football stars.
He said to deliver quality players, there is a requirement for association matches in the state.
He informed that after the competition, a group of players will be chosen and they will play against public football players from Manipur for a football presentation match on June 4.
Features of the competition will be accessible on well known YouTube channel Naga Manu creation. Section charge for onlookers will start with Rs 50 and will increment to Rs 100 from the semi last matches.
The 17 groups are New Market FC, Crimsoune Club, Highlander’s FC, Secretariat United, Hurricane Boys Phesama, United 4 FC, Sechü FC Academy, IGS XI, G.Sports FC, Barak FC, Wolves XI FC(U-19), A.Yhome FC, United Brothers FC, PRO-D-OG’S FC, Magdaline FC, Naga Brothers, and Aphuyemi FC.