BOKAJAN, Sept 02: The 1st Nihang Longri Baptist Kajalang Amei Football Tournament kicked off today at Dokhora Hidi playground. The three football tournament was organized by Nihang Longri Baptist Riso- Ejang Kajalang Amei.
1st Asian masters games bronze medalist Rajen Rongpi (N) attended the opening ceremony as chief guest along with media person Bishnu Lekthe, NKBA Mission Board chairman D. Milik, DSA president Sampri Terang, Pastor Semson Bey and others as guests of honours.
Speaking at the opening ceremony Rongpi highlighted on the health benefits for those who play sports and maintain active daily lifestyles, and that their impact and influence have always had a place in society, congregation.
Later, Richo Mili Baptist Church beat Arlongpera Baptist Church by 5-3 goals in the opening match. The meets will take place till September 4, 2019 sources added.