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Two Shillong Lajong youngsters selected for national camp

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SHILLONG, May 18: Two Shillong Lajong FC youngsters who played in the recently concluded I-League 2015-16 season namely, Chinglensana Singh who plays in the center back position and Isaac Vanmalsawma who plays in the midfield position have been selected in the Indian National Team Camp (INTC) (probable squad) for the AFC Asia Cup 2019 Qualifiers play off home and away match which will be held on June 2 and 7, 2016 at Laos and Guwahati, India.

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Shillong Lajong celebrates AFC Grassroots Day

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SHILLONG, May 18: Shillong Lajong FC celebrated the AFC Grassroots Day by organizing the Grassroots Festival on May 15, 2016 in Shillong Polo Grounds.
The I-League club from Shillong has been conducting its own Grassroots Festivals in various localities in Shillong and will slowly spread across the region. The Club has received an overwhelming response which saw Lajong reaching out to more than 1000 Children last year in December 2015.

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Vengsarkar arrives in city

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SHILLONG, May 15: Former India Captain and present Chairman of National Cricket Academy, Dilip Vengsarkar arrived in Shillong on Sunday afternoon. He drove straight to the cricket ground from Umroi airport accompanied by Honorary Secretary MCA.
He was received at the ground by the officials of Meghalaya Cricket Association, Shillong Cricket Association and Shillong Cricket Academy. He interacted with the 25 players from 05 NADP states attending the 21-day camp and discussed with the Coaches and other support staff of NCA regarding progress of the camp till now.

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RWFC conducts grassroots festival

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SHILLONG, May 15: In line with the AFC Grassroots Football Day, Royal Wahingdoh FC organised the Grassroots Festival here on Saturday morning. The fun-filled training session saw participation of over 300 kids from across Shillong and its outskirts. The RWFC youth programme boys were also a part of it. The future of North East football in general and Shillong football in particular was best seen in display in Shillong where the Royals successfully organised the Grassroots Festival.
The little ones picked up the skills under the watchful eyes of RWFC Youth Development head Bobby Nongbet and his team of experienced assistants who personally catered to the youngsters.

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Inter school athletic meet concludes at Ampati

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AMPATI, 11 May: The two day Inter School athletic meet 2016 that saw the participation of 16 schools and 680 athletes from all over South West Garo Hills (SWGH) district concluded on Wednesday at Ampati Mini Stadium.
The athletic meet, which is an annual affair, is organized by the District Sports officer under directive from the department of Sports and Youth Affairs and aims at incorporating sports in the daily activities of school going students.

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