Imphal, May 27,
4 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis og HQ IGAR (South) conducted open trials for selection of “Sajik Tampak” team to participate in “OORJA” Under – 19 Talent Hunt Football Tournament- 2018 on 25 May 2018 at Assam Rifles ground in Sajik Tampak.
The selection of the team was done after co-ordination with Chandel Football Friends. A total of 65 youth of Sajik Tampak, Sugnu and surrounding areas under Chakpikarong Sub – Division participated in the trials with great spirit and zeal. The Sajik Tampak Football Team will be one of the four teams which will represent Chandel District in the upcoming State Level Football Tournament to be held in Imphal in June 2018. The teams and players selected during State Level Tournament in Imphal will be directly participating in the National Level Tournament at New Delhi. The Unit was always sanguine of the aptitude and passion of local youth for Football and has now provided the right platform to showcase the skill of very talented boys of Sajik area.
The efforts of Sajik Battalion towards providing necessary administrative assistance and training was well appreciated by locals and the youth of the area. This is the first time an Under-19 team will represent Sajik Tampak at the State events, which
marks the beginning of new era of peace in the region.