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Friendly football match on I-Day

On the occasion of 69th I-Day, the members of Electronic Media Forum Assam (EMFA) played a friendly football match with the employees of District Transport Office (Kamrup-M) on Saturday at Nehru Stadium. Led by Khirod Das, the DTO eleven beat EMFA eleven by two goals scored by Simanta Neog and Kanai Mahanta. The EMFA team captain Peter Alex was adjudged as the best player of the match and he was awarded by Kamrup DTO Gautam Das.

Well-known football coach Hem Das conducted the game, where the city based Dispur Hospitals extended emergency medical supports to the players. Senior journalist and EMFA members Pranay Bordoloi, Nava Thakuria, Bhaskarjyoti Bhuyan, Bimal Ghosh with Dr Dhruba Saikia, Ujjal Saikia and many others were present on the ground to cheer the participants.

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