Proclivity Sports & Recreation Pvt Ltd recently announced the launch of the ‘1st Northeast Futsal League’ in Guwahati. The one-of-its-kind tournament will give an opportunity to men and women futsal players from the Northeast to show their skills in the game.
The first edition of the league will be held from August 25 to September 4 at Karambir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium in Sarusajai, Guwahati. The league will also witness professional futsal players from across the globe representing and playing for the Northeast teams.
The teams from the key Northeast states that will play the league includes:
- Arunachal Pradesh: Arunachal Highlanders
- Assam: Assam Titans
- Manipur: Manipur Play5
- Meghalaya: Meghalaya Thunders
- Mizoram: Mizo Falcons
- Nagaland: Nagaland Super5
The Northeast Futsal League is being held to promote the sport in Northeast India and is the first ever platform for players of both the genders to show their talent in the game. There will be one women player in each team at all times of the match. This is a compulsory mandate for the game.
The launch event of the league was held at Hotel Taj Vivanta in the presence of esteemed footballers like Bala Devi (former Indian international women’s footballer from Manipur), Debashish Roy and Motilal Das (former Indian international football player).