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Mizoram FA sends letter to Sports Minister regarding no Arjuna Award for Jeje Lalpekhlua!

The Mizoram Football Association has send an official letter to India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports inquiring about what they termed the disregard of Jeje Lalpekhlua for the Arjuna Award. The letter amongst other things said the following: Firstly, the Mizoram Football Association offers sincere congratulations to all the …

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Good Samaritan Chhangte hosts ‘Gulab Jamun Cup’ to support a family during lockdown!

It was not usual for young football enthusiasts to gather around a sweet shop any day. Sweets are an absolute no-no for players who maintain a strict diet throughout the year, but these young guns of the Lunglei village in Mizoram did away with the stringent rulebook. The footballers, clad …

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Mizoram FA ExCo member Dr. Lalzarmawia Khiangte no more!

Dr. Lalzarmawia Khiangte, a Mizoram Football Association Executive Committee Member and Sports Medicine Doctor besides being a Mizoram State Sports Council member has passed at 6:10am this morning. The 44 year old was hospitalised on the evening of August 6 after experiencing difficulty in breathing, but was ultimately unable to …

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Mizoram FA Special General Body Meeting held!

A Special General Body Meeting was held by the Mizoram Football Association on Friday, July 24 at the Aijal Club in Aizawl. The Chief Guest of the meeting, Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte announced that plans are in motion for the North-East based Laldenga North East Peace Cup (invitation football …

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Mizoram Football mourns the death of Francis Paul!

The Mizoram Football Association is deeply saddened by the passing of its former Executive Committee member Francis Paul this morning in Aizawl. A passionate figure in the Mizo football fraternity, Francis Paul a.k.a Gerrard-a Pa served as the manager for the 2008 Mizoram Sub-Junior (U-16) Football Team who enjoyed a …

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Mizoram FA postpones Mizoram Premier League – Season 9!

The new season of the Mizoram Premier League will not take place in 2020 as the Mizoram Football Association made the decision to postpone it indefinitely until next year. The MFA Executive Committee Meeting sat today, July 6 to explore avenues for a successful 2020/21 football season, as it came …

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Mizoram Footballers come together for charity online gaming event to raise money for deceased volunteer’s family!

Professional footballer players from Mizoram joined forces with mobile gamers from the state in a unique charity exhibition match. The online gaming event was organised to aid the family of 18-year-old H. Lalvenmawii – a volunteer who had passed away last week and had been working towards the enforcement of …

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Good Samaritan Jeje Lalpekhlua comes forward for a noble cause, donates blood!

With the country going through the process of lockdown and everyone staying indoors, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Striker of the Indian National Team felt best to rise to a noble cause. “Due to the lockdown, blood units are not readily available nowadays. So the Hospital connected with the Young Mizo Association seeking …

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AIFF postpones final round of Santosh Trophy due to Coronavirus!

The final round of the Santosh Trophy 2019-20 scheduled to be played in Aizawl, Mizoram has been postponed in wake of the outbreak of the Covid-19 Coronavirus, and ‘advisory issued by the Indian Government with regards to the outbreak.’ In a letter to the State Associations who have qualified for …

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Mizoram win Junior National Football Championship for Dr BC Roy Trophy!

Mizoram emerged triumphant in the final of the Junior National Football Championship for the Dr BC Roy Trophy at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong, Meghalaya on Thursday, February 6 defeating Punjab on penalties. Malsawmtluanga put Mizoram in the lead in the first half, while Tania Raji scored the equaliser …

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