Dree Football Tournament begins

Dree Football Tournament begins

ITANAGAR, Jun 3: Dree Football Tournament 2018 got underway at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun today. The tournament is being organized as part of Dree celebration, which is one of the important agricultural festivals of the Apatani community.

Earlier, the tournament was declared open by Kipa Ajay, general secretary of Arunachal Pradesh Football Association. In his address, he encouraged the Capital Complex Dree Festival Celebration Committee 2018 for organizing the event which is also providing platform to the budding talents from the community. He also assured all possible help from APFA in organizing the tournament in the coming years.

In the inaugural match played in open category, Nyime Yaru FC (NYFC) played a 1-1 draw with Myodi Azing FC (MAFC). Dani Sambyo scored for NYFC, while Hage Tadu of MAFC found the target.

In the other inaugural match of the day in senior category (above 35 years), Bumer Sports Association (BSA) defeated Ball Tula FC (BTFC) 3-1. Michi Takung, Duyu Aago and Koj Tatung scored a goal each for the winners, while the solitary goal for the losing team was scored by DusuTagyung.

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