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Attempt to make football popular in villages

Football final match played at Bokrajhar village in Udalguri district on September 17

In an attempt to make football popular among youths in the rural areas,the Darrang District BPF has taken up a few novel schemes to promote football in Darrang and Udalguri districts.A district level football competition in memory of late Chandika Barua and Late Jogamaya Kalita was organized in remote Bokrajhar village on Darrang Udalguri border recently.The final match was played between Namkhola and Rajapukhuri on September 17 at Bokrajhar village play ground in presence of several thousands of spectators.Maheswar Boro,MLA, Kalaigaon attended the final match as the chief guest. Mahesh Deka,secretary of Darrang district BPF committee,on the occasion declared that BPF would give priority in making provisions for football and volley ball facilities in the villages of both Darrang and Udalguri districts.In the final match Rajapukhuri boys beat Namkhola boys by 2-0 goals.

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