Guwahati to host Futsal meet in January

Online Staff/GUWAHATI, Dec 31: Futsal Tournament, comprising around 20 teams, will be held in Guwahati from January 15. Association of Youth Futsal, Assam will organize the meet. Disclosing the news to the media the General Secretary of the Association Ranajit Mahanta said, the tournament will be held on weekends and will be continued for three months. Two venues will be used for the forthcoming meet- grass and concrete. The champion team will receive cash award of Rs 30,000 and runners up team will be richer by Rs 20,000. Third and fourth position team will also get cash award.
He also said: “The main aim to organize this tournament is to prepare a base of this game in Assam. The tournament will also be considered as platform to select players for the state team in different National Futsal Championship.” The media briefing was also attended by former state soccer player Santosh Goswami and Sanjay Mahanta, the president of the Association of Youth Futsal, Assam.