Aircel Campus Football Tournament Kicks Off In Shillong Tomorrow

 

SLFC - Logo 1000 x 1000 PXIn its continuous commitment towards sports and youth, Aircel, 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. This five-a-side football extravaganza will kick off  in Shillong tomorrow the 12th April, at Polo Ground and will traverse the length and breadth of the entire North-East region, including Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Assam.

 

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.

 

The tournament which is open for boys between the age of 16 and 23, will be a two day affair in each location with 32 teams from each State battling it out for the ultimate prize at the Grand Finale, to be held at the J N Stadium in Shillong on the 18th of May 2013.

 

For details on the tournament, terms & conditions for registration, interested participants can get in touch with the following numbers:

Location Tournament Date Last Date of Registration Contact Details
Shillong 12th and 14th April 2013 8th April 96154 62653
Imphal 19th and 20th April 2013 15th April 98561 99191
Aizawl 26th and 27th April 2013 22nd April 96154 62653
Dimapur 3rd and 4th May 2013 29th April 98561 99195
Guwahati 10th and 11th May 2013 6th May 98541 99169
Final(Shillong) 18th May  NA NA

 

 

Dibyajyoti Khaund, Circle Business Head – Assam and North East, Aircel, said, “Aircel is delighted to announce this football tournament for youngsters in association with Shillong Lajong Football Club. We aim to leverage the great following that football has in North-East region of our country andgain more visibility and recall with our key target audience- youth”.

 

The event will be a two day affair in each location with 32 teams from each State battling it out for the ultimate prize at the Grand Finale, to be held at the J N Stadium in Shillong on the 18th of May 2013.