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Anglian Holdings buys stake in Lajong, quality expected from synergy

Posted in February 2012

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SHILLONG, Feb 29:
Shillong Lajong FC created history for a city based club by  signing a  five years contract with Dubai based, an NRI owned Anglian Holdings and Denmark based Football Club Vestsjaelland at hotel Park in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Talking about the tying up with Lajong, CEO, Anglian Holding’s Sports and Marketing, Dhruv Ratra said “We have seen the passion of football in Shillong; occupancy rate during the match is too high in Shillong compared to any part of the India, so this is the best place in India to deal to promote soccer”.

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4 matches played at Inter Office cum Corporate Cricket Tournament

Posted in February 2012

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SHILLONG, Feb 28:
Sales XI, KHADC, Forest and MLP registered wins in the Inter Office cum Corporate T20 Cricket Tournament 2012 organized by the Shillong Cricket Association at the Cricket Ground, Polo.
Sales XI defeated Veterinary by 5 wickets.
Veterinary electing to bat first  scored 138 runs for 10 wickets in 19.5 overs.

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Wahingdoh to play Sikkim kicking off their I league 2 nd div journey

Posted in February 2012

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SHILLONG, Feb 24:
Royal Wahingdoh are slated to play their first match on March 30 against United Sikkim FC at Sikkim’s capital Gangtok for the final phase of the I-League 2nd division.
The All India Football Federation on Friday released the fixture for the final phase of the I-League 2nd division scheduled to be kicked off from March 29 at Gangtok and Siliguri.


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Madanrting seals spot in the final, Team Nongrim awaits

Posted in February 2012

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Shillong, Feb 23:
Madanriting clinched second semi final against Clusters XI by 3 wickets in the Second Division Shillong Cricket League 2012 organized by the Shillong Cricket Association at the Cricket Ground, Polo.
Clusters XI won the toss and electing to bat first scored 93 runs in 18.5 overs for 10 wickets. Pritom scored 29 in 33 balls while Vicky took 3 wickets for 16 runs .
In reply, Madanriting made a shaking start and manage to chase the target losing 7 wickets in 17.4 overs .Pinku scored 27 runs of 33 balls while Rajiv and Tapash took 2 wickets apiece.
Earlier Nongrim Hills defeated Harisabha in the other semi final. The finals will be played on March 10.
Meanwhile, The Inter Office cum Corporate T20 Cricket Tournament kicks start on Friday MLP takes on KHADC  in the morning and NRHM takes on Veterinary in the afternoon.


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3 lajong players listed to train for the U-22 Asian Cup 2013

Posted in February 2012

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SHILLONG, Feb 22:
Shillong Lajong Custodian Soram Poirei Angamba and defenders Joy Mrong Kharraswai and Ronaldo Zothanzama were listed among the sixty four players picked up by AIFF for the trials for the inaugural U-22 Asian Cup 2013, the qualifiers of which kick-off on June 23, 2012.
The trials which will be held on March 3- 8 would be held at  Pailan World School in Kolkata and  will be conducted by AIFF Technical Director, Rob Baan and  Head Coach, Youth Development, Colm Toal.

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