Youth ID basketball begins in Guwahati

Online Staff/ GUWAHATI, June 23: The 3rd Dinesh Saikia Memorial Youth Inter District Basketball Championship kicked off at the newly built court of RG Baruah Sports complex today. Sports Minister Naba Kumar Doley inaugurated the meet in presence of Jadv Deka, the chairman of the organizing committee, Pulak Goswami, the president of the Basketball Association of Assam and the family members of Saikia on whose memory the tournament is named. 13 boys and 9 girls team are participating in the championship which final is slated for July 25. Morigaon in the opening game beat Sonitpur 36-31 in the boys section while in another game Kamrup (R) won against NC Hills (Dima Hasao) in a well contested tie by 52-50.
photo caption: Inaugural function of the meet at the RG Baruah Sports complex on Friday.