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NE becoming famous for prowess in sports, music: Roy

Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Thursday said the North East region is becoming famous for its prowess in sports and music. Addressing the inaugural function of the football event Nissan Junior cup 2018 here, Roy said he was happy to note that the race course at Polo grounds has now become a hub of different sporting activities in which football is a major event. Roy urged the young footballers in the age group of 10 to 15 years to learn how to play fair football and accept that like every game, there are losers and winners. He also said that someday these kids will grow up to play and represent the country in big football events like the FIFA World Cup. All India Football Federation development officer Andrew Suting said that the future of football in Meghalaya is encouraging and lauded the organisers of the tournament for starting young which he felt is the way forward. Meghalaya Football Association (MFA) chief executive officer Arki Nongrum said that grassroot .

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