Indian Army Organised a Football Tournament for Men and Women in Tirap District, Arunachal Pradesh
Indian Army organised a day and night football tournament for men and women categories at Deomali as part of Operation SADBHAVANA by Digboi Battalion of Red Shield Division with the aim of bringing youth to encourage the spirit and importance of sports in tune with the Fit India Movement. The tournament commenced on 10 Dec 2022. 22 teams in the men category and 8 teams in women category, from the TCL region, participated in the tournament showing their commitment towards the game and grabbing the opportunity to showcase their talents on the field.
The tournament concluded on 30 Dec 2022 with an impressive closing ceremony. The final match in the women's category, Youngster FC defeated Fozo Sporting Club and in the men's category Field Colony Football Club was defeated by United Brothers Football Club.
The tournament witnessed an overwhelming participation from teams and spectators across the spectrum.
Digboi Battalion used this platform as the opportunity to distribute sports items under Operation SADBHAVANA to the villagers of Deomali Circle of Tirap District.
Indian Army, with such events, urged and motivates youth to be an active part of the mainstream and adopt a healthy lifestyle that is free of drugs and is dedicated for a better future for their families, region and country.