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Meghalaya lifts sub-junior football championship

December 3, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 3: Meghalaya won the Sub-Junior National Football Championship final 3-0 over Arunachal Pradesh in Kalyani, West Bengal, today. Samchaphrang Lato (52′), Samlang Rympei (90’+4) and Teibok Nongrum (90’+5) scored the three goals to give Meghalaya, who were runners-up in 2017, the title. Both North East sides were unbeaten right through the final round Read More

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Meghalaya stuns Mumbai by six wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

November 15, 2019

Chief Minister congratulates team Meghalaya Shillong, Nov 15: The Meghalaya cricket team claimed their biggest scalp today after defeating Mumbai by six wickets in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in Mumbai today. The hosts won the toss and chose to bat first but were restricted to 157/6 in their 20 overs. Swarajeet Das (2/31) and Read More

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Proposed amendment to Sixth Schedule – Govt did not include views of stakeholders, alleges Congress

November 2, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 2: Congress Members of District Council (MDC) in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) on Saturday has expressed concern over the failure of the committee set up by the state government on the proposed amendment to the Sixth Schedule, to stick to the suggestions of the stakeholders. Congress MDC, from Mawhati, Charles Read More

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Meghalaya qualify for Santosh Trophy final round after defeating Manipur

September 27, 2019

Shillong, Sep 27: Meghalaya qualified for the final round of the Santosh Trophy after topping Group B by defeating Manipur 1-0 in Agartala today. Phrangki Buam was the scorer of Meghalaya’s lone goal. Railways didn’t turn up for the tournament, so Meghalaya’s first match took place on Wednesday against Nagaland, which ended 6-1 in Meghalaya’s Read More

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K.L. Bajoria wins Men’s NEHU Basketball Tournament 2019

September 24, 2019

K. L. Bajoria College wins the North Eastern Hill University Inter College Men’s Basketball Tournament 2019.

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Two state referees clear Cat-2 level tests

September 24, 2019

SHILLONG, Sep 24: The Meghalaya Football Association is pleased to announce that two referees from the state – Kulishon Shyrkon and Lightstar Kharduit – have passed the practical and viva-voce sections of the exams to become Cat-2 level referees. This was confirmed by the All India Football Federation recently. Shyrkon and Kharduit had passed the Read More

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M’laya team for Santosh Trophy NE qualifiers departs for Agartala

September 20, 2019

SHILLONG, Sep 20: The Meghalaya senior men’s football team departed for Agartala today to take part in the Santosh Trophy North East qualifiers. The squad, led by coach Khlain Pyrkhat Syiemlieh, combines experienced and youthful players selected by the senior cell committee for the right balance with an aim to give the state’s bright young Read More

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M’laya team for Santosh Trophy NE qualifiers departs for Agartala

September 20, 2019

SHILLONG, Sep 20: The Meghalaya senior men’s football team departed for Agartala today to take part in the Santosh Trophy North East qualifiers. The squad, led by coach Khlain Pyrkhat Syiemlieh, combines experienced and youthful players selected by the senior cell committee for the right balance with an aim to give the state’s bright young Read More

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MFA announces Grassroots Leaders Course and D Licence modules now in Khasi

August 16, 2019

Shillong, Aug 16: The Meghalaya Football Association is proud to announce that the Grassroots Leaders Course and D Licence programmes can now be conducted in the Khasi language following the modules’ translation from English. The MFA had sought for and received the approval of the All India Football Federation to translate the modules into Khasi, Read More

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New football club launched in Meghalaya

July 22, 2019

Shillong, July 22: The Meghalaya Thunders Football Club has been launched here with a view to play in the Northeast Dorsal league in the coming month in Guwahati. The new club, launched today, “is an initiative to promote football across the state”, by creating a platform for the budding players across the state, it was Read More

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