Imphal Feb 19,
The 8th edition of Assam Rifles Major Bob Khathing Tournament commenced with a glittering opening ceremony at TNL Ground, Ukhrul on 18th February 2019. The event comprising of Men Football, Women Volleyball, Baby League Football and Church Choir competition will be held till 23 Feb 2019. Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held on 28th February 2019 at the Mantripukhri residence of the Tangkhul Legend.
The first football match of the tournament was played between Ukhrul FC and Kachai FC. Women Volleyball match was played between Ever Green club and Ukhrul police volleyball club. A total of 22 matches will be played in football and 9 matches in volleyball competitions. Choir competition will take place on 21 February 2019.
The Bob Kathing Baby league football championship to encourage the future stars was held on 14th and 15th February at Ukhrul. The event was won by Ukhrul Football Club.
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