Dist level tourney for Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy gets underway

Dist level tourney for Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy gets underway

AALO, Jan 12: The second edition of Hangpan Dada Memorial Football and Volleyball Tournament for both men and women got off to a flying start at General Ground, Aalo today.

The district level tournament is being organized jointly with the participation of six Assembly Constituencies of West and Lower Siang districts in the run up to the State level competition, scheduled in February next.

Gracing the inaugural ceremony, District Olympic Association president Doli Lollen said that Govt is giving due patronage to games and sports and time has come for the young generation to take up sports seriously as a ladder towards success. Discipline, determination and dedication are the key words to be successful in games and sports arena, he added.

DASO Tumto Loyi dwelt at length on the series of tournament organized at constituency level and exhorted the players to take keen interest and abide by the rules and regulations that govern the sports. Earlier, Modam Karbak administered oath to all participating players from six constituencies. (DIPRO)

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