Aircel Campus Football Kicks Off In Imphal On Friday


SLFC FBAircel, one of India’s leading telecom players, in association with Shillong Lajong Football Club has announced an exciting and unique football tournament for youngsters – Aircel Campus Football Tournament, in which the winning team will win a grand prize of Rs 2 Lakh, along with a trophy.


The five-a-side football extravaganza kicked off in Shillong, on the 12th and 14th of April, at Polo Ground.


A total of 32 teams participated in Shillong out which 8 teams returned on Sunday to play the quarter-finals. The semi finals and final was also held on the same day and it was SAI who came out victorious beating Young 7, 1-0 to and advanced to the final round (fight for North East Championship).


Aircel Five A Side Campus Football Tournament will traverse the length and breadth of the entire North-East region, including Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Assam,with the next stoppage being the “Football State of the North-East”-Manipur, to be held in Imphal.


The last day for registration is on 18th Arpil, Thursday. Contact number 98561 99191.


The tournament will also have a best player award, aptly called “The Aircel Star of Lajong”, in which the best player from all the 5 States will get to travel to Shillong and stay and train with Shillong Lajong FC  for a week.


Matches will be of 14 minutes duration and is open for boys between the age of 16 and 23.