Baby League kicks off in Guwahati
Online staff/GUWAHATI, Dec 16: Greater Guwahati Baby League (GGBL), the state's first ever structured youth football league, got under way today at Nehru Stadium in the city today. More than 400 kids from 56 teams are taking part in the meet.
The league, organized by Sportscraft Management in association with Guwahati City FC (GCFC) and Assam Football Association, is divided into four age groups and will see these 56 teams will compete for four months. In addition, 8 teams will also play in U-14 age group in the league. Matches will be played every Sunday.
Secretary of Assam Football Association Ankur Dutta, Guwahati City FC's Co-founders Siddhartha Sankar Deka, Kaustab Chakraborty, Rangman Das, Sportscraft Management director Darick Ranjan Deka and Sun Valley Hospital General Manager Rupam Kataki were present in the opening day of the league.
In the opening day in U7 category GTC Rhinos beat Rajbari AC Sanghi 11-0, in U9 category International Riders beat Manomay Tigers 5-1, NFR Chitahs beat Rainbow FC 14-0, Dispur Lions beat Rajbari AC Sanhai 2-0. In U11 A group GYSFCC Bulls were beaten by Sanskriti Warriors 9-0, GTC Rhinos beat Sarusajai Hawks 2-0 while the game between NFR Chitahs and Manomay Tigers remained goalless. In U11 B group GYSFCC Dragons beat Ringchang Eagles 2-0, NFR Crows beat APRO Pythons 2-0, Sarusajai Sharks beat Dispur Lions 5-0. In U13 Category Dispur Lions beat Asgard FC 1-0.