Diphu, Mar 20: Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) honorary general secretary Pankaj Teron today announced that the 3rd CEM Gold Cup championship will take place from March 24 at Hanjanglangso playground where a total of 11 clubs. Out of which 4 clubs (Jumpuii Jala Play Centre, Tripura, SC United, Meghalaya, Dimapur Youth Club, Nagaland and Zomi FC, Manipur) are from other states and the home team includes Pilgrims FC, Karbi Anglong Morning Star FC and Hanjanglangso Sports Association sources said.
Teron also declared that Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) CEM Tuliram Ronghang who will attend the tournament’s maiden day as chief guest will inaugurate as well.
The opening match will be played between home team Hanjanglangso Sports Association (HSA) versus Nambor Club, Golaghat. “All the matches will be played only in the day time unlike the previous year due to technical problem. The kick-off time for all the matches will be from 1:45 PM but the committee may alter it when necessary,” said Teron.
Teron also informed that all teams are requested to report the organiser as per the fixture and to report it one day ahead. In case of any team unable to report on time, then the next match will be decided by the committee. He appeals every individual in the district to extend their full cooperation to making the tournament a grand success and this times its entry free.
The meeting was attended by KASA treasurer Kensing Engti, football secretary Horen Engti, vice-president Rah Kro, referee board secretary Sunil Ingjai, office secretary Kishor Hazarika, assistant secretary Pradip Ronghang and others.