ASBA to conduct Victor-2nd NE Junior prize money badminton tournament

ITANAGAR, Apr 23: The Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA) will conduct the Victor-2nd North East Junior Prize Money Badminton Tournament-2018 from 27 to 30 April at Itanagar.
The tournament will be held for boys and girls (U-9) singles, and boys and girls (U-11, U-13, U-15 and U-17) singles and doubles.
More than 500 young shuttlers from across the Northeast are expected to take part in the events, informed ASBA secretary Bamang Tago.
The matches will be played at Raj Bhavan and MLA Cottage badminton stadiums and will be supervised by retired international referee H Gynaneswor Singh from Manipur and other national umpires from across the region.
“Hosting of such a regional event will not only have a huge impact on promotion of badminton in the region but also foster a sense of national integration,” Tago, who is also the organizing chairman, said.
Governor BD Mishra and Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Minister Dr Mohesh Chai will attend the opening ceremony to encourage the budding players.
The proposed tournament has been covered under the world badminton map and anyone can access the day-to-day tournament reports by visiting