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Daoharu Mungkhlong trophy from Oct 12

A massive preparation has got underway to host 19th Daoharu Mungkhlong Trophy, Dotma at DASA ground beginning from October 12 next in Kokrajhar district.

An Organizing Committee was formed with Sangkhar Brahma,chairman TCLCC, Dotma as president, Prandhon Brahma as secretary and Majen Brahma as treasurer to conduct the trophy in smooth manner.

Football teams from various states of the country, which included Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal and football clubs from Assam state-ASEB, Guwahati, Green Valley,Gossaigaon,Kokrajhar are participating the football trophy.

Championship of the trophy would be awarded trophy and cash 50,000 and runners up would be awarded trophy along with cash 25, 000, stated a release.

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