Aizawl (zoramobserver.com): The first ever Futsal League under the All India Football Federation, the MFA Futsal League begun today at R Dengthuama Hall, Mualpui, Aizawl.
The official opening of the league was held on January 5 (Friday) at Chanmari YMA Hall with Minister of State (MOS) KS Thanga inaugurating the event.
Minister of State KS Thanga at the opening of the first Mizoram Futsal League in Aizawl on January 5, 2017.
The handbook for MFA Futsal League was also released during the programme by MSSC secretary C. Laltlanthanga. Team captains took part in an oath taking ceremony and club jerseys were displayed by 16 models.
Team captains take an oath at the Mizoram Futsal League opening ceremony on January 5, 2018 in Aizawl.
Lalnghinglova Hmar, MFA Honorary Secretary spoke of the initiatives taken by the Asian Football Confederation for the growth of futsal, as well as the steps taken by the AIFF and how Mizoram has been a beneficiary from these initiatives. He also spoke of the various steps the MFA has taken towards futsal. A draw for the 16 teams participating in the league was also made on the night, with the 16 teams forming two groups of 8 teams.
Models take part in the inauguration event.
Zonet Cable TV will telecast MFA Futsal League matches and the final will be on February23.
Co-Editor, Zoramobserver.com. Mr. Khojol is a journalist based in Aizawl, Mizoram. He writes for various national and regional media houses. In his free time, he can be caught reading books and watching movies.