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Tag Archives: Manipur

After Santosh Trophy glory, Churchill Brothers’ Suresh Meitei aims for I-League title!

Churchill Brothers have been on top form in the ongoing I-League, having taken a three-point lead at the top of the table. A key part of their display so far this season has been a strong back-line that has conceded only three goals in seven outings, and the man who …

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VIDEO: Interview with TRAU FC forward Bidyashagar Singh!

Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) have impressed with their gritty and positive performances in the I-League 2020-21 season so far, having suffered just one loss in their seven games as they sit in third place on the points table with seven rounds played. A key figure for them has been …

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Bidyashagar Singh living the dream after return to boyhood club TRAU FC!

Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) have impressed with their gritty and positive performances in the I-League 2020-21 season so far, having suffered just one loss in their seven games as they sit in third place on the points table with seven rounds played. A key figure for them has been …

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Golden Baby Leagues help generate passion for football in rural Manipur!

Since its inception, the Golden Baby Leagues initiative, started by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in 2018, has helped light a footballing spark among young children across the country and in rural Manipur, they are also providing hope to families of a brighter future. “Our objective of starting these …

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India Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju sanctions Rs.5 lakhs for ailing junior footballer Ramananda Ningthoujam!

The Sports Ministry has come forward to extend financial support to Ramananda Ningthoujam, a young Indian footballer who has represented India at various international tournaments, and is suffering from kidney failure. The son of a rickshaw-puller, his family does not have the means to provide him necessary treatment. He is …

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Training Kuki Tribe kids, India’s Len Doungel finds rich hearts!

Early morning at 5am a crowd of villagers gather around the village ground in Longja in the Chandel district of Manipur – barely a couple of hours from the Indo-Myanmar border. A group of boys ranging from ages 8-20 have all formed a huddle around a nimble figure donning the …

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Proud India’s FIFA U-17 World Cup captain finds peace helping his family in farming!

A solitary figure makes his way back home through the paddy fields on the outskirts of Imphal, Manipur as the day nears the end in the eastern reaches of the Himalayas. The young man dons a jacket and a pair of shorts, which despite being mud-stained, are clearly swankier than …

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Footballers come together for afforestation in Manipur village!

A number of stars from the footballing world assembled in a quiet little village of Tentha situated around 50 kilometres south of Imphal earlier this week for a noble cause. Interestingly all the athletes converged on this point to carry out an afforestation activity – as they sunk their hands …

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Organic farming keeps ex-India defender Gouramangi Singh ‘fresh’ in lockdown!

Former India captain and central defender Gouramangi Singh has discovered a new passion which is keeping him connected with the ground – organic farming. Currently with his family in Imphal due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, Gouramangi stated that maintaining his kitchen garden and growing vegetables has …

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