Imphal, May 24,
18 Assam Rifles of Headquarters 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) along with Chandel Football Friends conducted open trials for selection of football team for “Oorja Under-19 Talent Hunt Football Tournament – 2018” over a period of two days from 21 May 2018 to 22
May 2018 at Maha Union Hr. Secondary School of Chandel District.
The youth of Chandel town and surrounding areas of Chandel District showed remarkable enthusiasm to be part of the trials. A total of 154 boys participated in the open trials conducted by 18 Assam Rifles and Chandel Football Friends. The selected players will form a team to represent Chandel District in “Oorja Under-19 Talent Hunt Football Tournament – 2018” being organised in Imphal from 17 June 2018 to 24 June 2018. Players selected during the tournament in Imphal will participate directly in the “Oorja Tournament” to be conducted at National level at New Delhi from 16 July 2018 to 25 July 2018.
18 Assam Rifles provided all requisite support for the trials to select final team for the mega tournament. The efforts of Assam Rifles and Chandel Football Friends were widely appreciated by the local populace, parents and youths of the district.