Tangla: In a bid to encourage budding players to excel in sports activities,Arunodoi Academy,a private sector school of Tangla in Udalguri organized a special felicitation event here at the school premises on Monday. The programme was organized to felicitate the young football players who represented the school and emerged City Champions in Junior Category at the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports School,Football competition on December 8,2017 at Betkuchi in Guwahati. The event graced as chief guest by journalist,Shajid Khan was attended by Bhergaon District Sports Association,Secretary Bhupen Boro,Principal of the institute, Nepolean Daimari,Principal of Arunodoi Jr. College,Pranabjyoti Das among others. Speaking on the ocassion Khan lauded the efforts of the school to tap the potential of the students in various co-curricular activities besides producing excellance in academics. He exhorted the players for maintaining regular practice to excel in coming days."The efforts of Reliance Foundation to provide a platform to the schools,colleges to showcase their skills and passion for sports thereby revolutionizing grassroots sports is laudable." He added.The school authorities as a token of love and appreciation distributed sports kits to the fifteen student players comprising a sports shoe and football boots each besides distributing the certificates and medals.The Reliance Foundation also provided a cheque amounting to Rs. 25,000 to the school authorities.