TURA, Oct 15: The District Football Association (DFA), Tura has announced the dates for the upcoming mega football event of Garo Hills – Tura Football League (TFL) 2017 which will begin from October 27.
The organisers have asked all the affiliated clubs and associations of West Garo Hills to renew their club affiliation, player registration, inter-club transfer of players and submission of forms for participation by October 21.
TFL comprises of Super Division, Division – A and Division – B.
The matches will be held at Dikki Bandi Stadium for Super Division and Division – A and at Government Boy’s Higher Secondary School playground Chandmary for Division – B matches. Secretary of DFA Gino A. Sangma informed that the winner of Super Division would represent West Garo Hills in the Meghalaya state league, which is schedule to be held in December.
“As part of Mission Football, we have been informed that all district should complete their league matches by November end for participation in the Meghalaya state level league, which will be held for the first time”, Sangma informed.
Sangma hailed the decision of the sports department, which has taken the lead to support league matches across the state and promote district and block level organisation with sponsorship of the tournament.
TFL is one of the biggest soccer events of Garo Hills, which is being held for the 5th consecutive edition.