SHILLONG, April 30: The first match of the Assam Rifles CAPF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament for Meghalaya will be held on Monday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Polo.
The opening clash will be in the boys’ division between KV Happy Valley and Assam Rifles Public School at 2:15pm.
Assam Rifles is organising the state-level tournaments in Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland. The nationwide competition, dubbed ‘Oorja’, is an initiative of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to promote football in the entire country ahead of the FIFA Under-17 Football World Cup, which will be hosted by India for the first time later this year.
SHILLONG, April 23: Shillong Lajong earned a point in the last away game of the season versus Mumbai FC at the Cooperage Ground in Mumbai on Sunday. The match ended 1-1.
Isaac Vanmalsawma was adjudged the Hero of the Match for his incredible display in the game.
Mumbai FC kicked off the match in a brilliant fashion when they took the lead in the 2nd minute courtesy a thumping shot from the right by Victorino. Credit to the host whose early aggressive attack gave them an early lead.
SHILLONG, April 19: The ‘Lajong Amazing North East Diaries’ have proven to be a resounding success with the public at large, racking up over 1 million views over the 23 episodes broadcast so far on the club’s Facebook page alone.
Shillong Lajong FC is overwhelmed by the response of the fans to the episodes on Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Assam. The total number of views as of April 18, 2017 has touched 10,67,000 while there were 43,180 likes.
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.