Meghalaya runner’s up in NE blind football tourney
By Our Reporter
SHILLONG, Feb 3: Meghalaya finished as runners-up in both the men’s and women’s finals of the North East Zonal Blind Football Championships, which were held in Itanagar last month.The championships were organised by the Indian Blind Football Federation. Shillong, Feb 2: Meghalaya finished as runners-up in both the men’s and women’s finals of the North East Zonal Blind Football Championships, which were held in Itanagar last month.The championships were organised by the Indian Blind Football Federation. Ribanlin Lyngdoh of the Meghalaya women’s team, meanwhile, was named Promising Youngster.
Meghalaya pip Odisha in Khelo India youth games
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SHILLONG, Feb 3: Meghalaya won their opening boys’ football match in the Khelo India Youth Games 3-1 over Odisha in Indore today morning.Cannyson Kharnaior scored the opening goal to put Meghalaya in front in the 16th minute while Fashioning Syngkli doubled the lead in the 37th.Odisha then pulled a goal back in the 77th minute via Jitendra Kumar Birua.Meghalaya were able to restore their two-goal lead with a third strike in second half stoppage time through Daohipaia Rymbai (90’+4).Meghalaya’s next Group B match will be against West Bengal on Saturday at 2:30PM. Meghalaya had trounced the same opponents last year and will look for a repeat performance.
Ultimate Frisbee makes debut in state
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SHILLONG, Feb 3: As part of the Chief Minister’s Youth Centres initiative by Govt. of Meghalaya, with support from Sauramandala Foundation, Project DEFY and Smart Village Movement A new sport, Ultimate Frisbee with a promise to bring unique & exciting experience torural youth has made its debut in the state. The Ultimate Players Association of India has joined the initiative as a sports partner with a 2-year road map for introducing thesport, training rural youth and a plan towards developing a state-level team. The collaboration will identify and train 400+ youth across 20 CMYCs throughout Meghalaya, each serving communities from 3-4 nearby villages. is a fast-paced, non-contact, gender-neutral sport that combineselements of sports like Football, Basketball etc. and has been rapidly gainingpopularity around the world with players participating in recreational and competitiveleagues. The game is played with a flying disc, or Frisbee, on a field similar to a football field. For more information interested partcipants can reach out [email protected] [email protected] or contact the following numbers +91 82803 43672/ +91 76280 03777.
Kharshiing in India U-17 women’s squad
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SHILLONG, Feb 3: There was wonderful news for Meghalaya when it was announced by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) that Meghalaya’s Ribahunshisha Kharshiing had been called up by the Indian U-17 women’s team for two friendly matches to be played against Jordan.Kharshiing is an academy product of Kick Start Football Coaching Centre who joined Bhaichung Bhutia Football Academy in Nashik last year.The Indian U-17s have been in training in Chennai since January. They will travel to Jordan on Saturday, with the matches scheduled for 6th and 9th February.Kharshiing, a midfielder, represented Meghalaya last year in the Junior Girls National Football Championship. She also played for Laitkor in the Shillong Sports Association’s inaugural Women’s League 2022. Her team finished as runners-up and she scored eight of their 13 goals.