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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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Mohun Bagan AC maul Shillong Lajong 5-0

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SHILLONG, May 08: Mohun Bagan registered a mammoth 5-0 win over Shillong Lajong FC in the first leg of the Federation Cup semifinals in Kolkata on Sunday.
Shillong Lajong kicked off the first half having made just two changes in the starting line up from the previous match by bringing on Rupert Nongrum and Uilliams Souza. The first chance of the match fell for Rupert Nongrum after he found himself with a lot of space on the right wing but his effort did not trouble the keeper. Lajong were mixing their attack from the wings through Rupert and Isaac while Penn and Boithang tried to break the defence from midfield in search of Brazilian duo Fabio & Uilliams.

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Venkatesh Prasad graces BCCI trials at Shillong

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SHILLONG, May 07: The trials at Shillong for the Under-19 category commenced on Saturday morning to select 25 players from the 05 NADP states out of 60 short listed for attending the camp. The selection committee headed by former Indian test player and one day international player, Venkatesh Prasad, Chairman, Junior Selection Committee, of BCCI besides two other members of the same committee, Gyanendra Pandey and Aman Kumar were given a warm welcome by players from the NADP states, MCA officials and young aspiring cricketers of Shillong Cricket Academy. They were felicitated with traditional Khasi traditional warmth which was highly appreciated.

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19th Meghalaya State Level Kickboxing Championship concludes

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JOWAI, May 07: The two - day 19th Meghalaya State level Kickboxing Championship 2016 organized by West Jaintia Association of kickboxing (WJAK) under the auspices of Meghalaya Association of Kickboxing  Organization ( MAKO) concluded on Saturday at Khim-u-snaing Indoor hall, Jowai.

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