Sub-jr badminton ranking tourney begins

ITANAGAR, 10 Jun: The 5th Sub-Junior State Badminton Ranking Tournament, organised by the Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA), began at the Dorjee Khandu Badminton Academy here on Friday.

IMC Mayor Tame Phassang, who declared the tournament open, assured the ASBA of all possible help in promoting and developing badminton in the state.

In total, 186 players from across the state are participating in the three-day event, said ASBA secretary-general Bamang Tago.

“The competitors, led by No 1 seed Taku Manku, took the oath to abide by the rules and regulations and play the sport in true sportsman spirit,” informed ASBA COC secretary             Penya Bagra.