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Elephant Cup football tournament

Semelangso F.C., one of the popular village football club adjacent to a vulnerable elephant corridor in Karbi Anglong won "The Elephant Cup" Football tournament 2015,  jointly organized by Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), Japan Tiger and Elephant Fund (JTEF), Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC)  along with Assam Forest Department (AFD) in Karbi Anglong district of Assam on Monday afternoon, 2nd February 2015.

All together 32 village football teams participated in the two-weeklong tournament in Karbi Anglong district of Assam.Semelangso F.C. won by 3-2 against Rongdo Ingti F.C. in the final match at Koilamati village in Karbi Anglong district yesterday.  

WTI is organising this community level football tournament to spread wildlife awareness among the people living in the remote areas near elephant corridors.

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