Johan Neeskens to visit Mizoram for MFA Golden Jubilee in April!

The Mizoram Football Association (MFA) Golden Jubilee 2023 will be celebrated in a big way in the coming months.

As a first, the Dutch legend Johan Neeskens will visit the state as part of the World Coaches program in collaboration with the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB).

At the MFA Executive Committee meeting on March 2 it was discussed to bring the World Coaches program to the state for Mizo football coaches.

World Coaches programme

The five-day training for football coaches will be held in collaboration with the Netherlands Football Association (KNVB).

Former Ajax Amsterdam and FC Barcelona star Neeskens will be the head of the five-member delegation from the Netherlands.

The registration for the World Coaches program is open to 30 people and will be held for only licensed coaches.

Exhibition match with Indian Navy

Indian Navy and MFA will hold an exhibition football match as part of the MFA Golden Jubilee celebration. The match will be played on March 31, 2023 in Kolasib.

The Indian Navy football team will be present while Mizoram football team will be led by Kolasib District Football Association.

MFA Women’s League

The MFA Women’s League is scheduled to be played in Aizawl in April

MFA Cup and Inter District Junior Boys Football

The MFA Cup 2023 will be hosted by Khawzawl District Football Association in April.

The Inter District Junior Boys Football Championship will be held from March 28 to April 5,

Other age group competitions

The MFA in collaboration with Reliance Foundation Young Champs is running the Naupang League for Under-13 across five age groups in Aizawl and Champhai. Lunglei and Kolasib districts are also implementing the scheme.

The MFA Under-15 League 2013-14 season is underway with seven clubs participating. MPL Under 18 is also being played and eight MPL clubs will play twice each.

The Reliance Foundation Development League will be run in collaboration with the Reliance Foundation. Six clubs have been selected for the tournament.

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