Shillong, Nov 26: Shillong Lajong FC emerged as the champions in the grand finale of the Meghalaya Invitation Football Tournament (MIFT) 2016, after defeating 58 GTC Boys by 5-0 at the SSA Ground Polo here on Saturday.
Lajong were also the champions of the Meghalaya Invitation in the last 2010 and 2011editions. The tournament kicked off again after a gap of four years and Shillong Lajong completed its hat trick of wins.
Lajong were a dominant force in yesterday’s match and owned the game whereas GTC had very less chance to take control of the game and conceded five goals in total by a young Lajong player in the very exciting grand finale.
Shillong, Nov 25: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong hosted a 5.6 Kms ‘Run for Shillong’ on Friday morning the 25th November, 2016 to pave the way for IIM Shillong’s flagship event, the Golf Cup.
This year the event has Meghalaya Tourism as its title sponsors. With Minnie, the hill Mynah earlier inaugurated by Dr. Mukul Sangma Chief Minister of Meghalaya, as this season’s mascot, it looks to put the spotlight squarely on all that Shillong and the North-East has to offer.
Shillong, Nov 09: Shillong Lajong FC defeated the top most opponent and a challangers Rangdajied United FC by 3-2 in the football tournament “the Gionee Shillong Premier League Champions (GSPL) 2016 edition”, where the both teams have reached to the finale but Lajong had more advanced in winning the grand finale held at the JN Stadium Shillong here on Wednesday.
The Reds are now Meghalaya’s best team for three consecutive years, after winning the championship in the 2014, 2015 and now the 2016 edition as well. Shillong Lajong FC who had dominated the top spot throughout the league stage fought very well and hardwork to defend the title in the grand finale against Rangdajied United and scored three goals in yesterday’s game with a brace from Lalrammuana and one goal scored by super sub Alen Deory.
TURA, Sept 05: For many outside Tura, ‘Forever Young’ will evoke images of the popular cloth merchandise brand. But for football fans of Garo hills, it is a unique tournament held for the past two decades to bringing together the footballers of yesteryears.
The 35 plus Football Tournament 2016 is being participated by 15 teams including the defending champion Rongkhon Sports Association after the tournament began its journey in 1995 and is being held every year.
SHILLONG, Aug 30: Shillong Lajong FC will play their third game of the Gionee Shillong Premier League against Nangkiew Irat Sports Club on Wednesday at the JN Stadium at 3:30PM.
Lajong started their Gionee SPL campaign with a 2-1 win against Rangdajied United FC. They played their second game against Royal Wahingdoh FC on August 26 but had to settle for one point as the match ended in a goalless draw.