Teangkhong wins Chongkham Football League

CHONGKHAM, Dec 7: Team Teangkhong won the final of the Chongkham Football League, defeating Chongkham Town Club by three goals.
Held at the Chongkhan Town Club at Mini-Stadium, Chongkham on December 6, the league match was organized by the Chongkham Sport Association, and is the brainchild of Parliamentary Secretary for Environment & Forests, Chow Tewa Mein.
Mein, who is also the local MLA, took the initiative to arrange the football league match in the district to raise awareness against drugs and with an aim to nurture football talent among the youth.
Attending the closing ceremony of the football league on Wednesday, Mein reiterated his zero-tolerance stance on drugs and said, “I want to engage the young generation in sports and different social activities, apart from conducting regular awareness drives to eradicate the drug menace.”
He called upon the youths to recall the contribution made by Chow Indrajit Namchoom, the finest player from Chongkham to represent the country in international matches for the game of football.
He said that Chongkham was once known for producing great sportsperson, but now with the growing trend of drug abuse among youths the place has lost its glory.
He expressed hope that the football tournament as an additional effort will play an important role in achieving success in this regard.
Later, Mein gave away the prizes and trophies to the teams.
Altogether, 14 teams participated in the league match, where 12 matches were held in six different venues of Chongkham circle.