Simai kicks off district level football tournament

Young Tangsa Football Club beat Nampong FC 2-1 in opener

JAIRAMPUR, Feb 1: Young Tangsa Football Club beat Nampong FC 2-1 in the opening match of the district level football tournament at Setong Sena Outdoor Stadium here in Changlang district on Friday.
Asanong Simai and Nero Tikhak scored a goal each for the winning team. The lone goal for Nampong FC was scored by Avinash.
Earlier, MLA Laisam Simai, who kicked off the tournament, encouraged the youths to take maximum advantage of such platforms to expose their talents.
“Youth empowerment is my agenda, and I have tried many innovative ways to engage them,” Simai said.
“I want all the youths to be self-sufficient and self-reliant,” he said, and assured to provide more opportunities to the talented groups.
AAPSU deputy spokesman N Wangsa and ADC SS Choudhury also addressed the gathering.
Thirteen teams from across Changlang district are participating in the tournament, organized by the All Changlang District Students’ Union.