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Meghalaya football team congratulated after historic Santosh Trophy race Sport-rated




The Meghalaya football team made history by clinching the Silver Medal and the Kamala Gupta Trophy at the Santosh Hero Trophy of the recently concluded 76th National Football Championship at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on March 4.

The Meghalaya football team made history by qualifying for the final round of the prestigious Santosh Trophy for the first time since its inception as a state.

CM Conrad Sangma extended his heartfelt congratulations to Team Meghalaya for this historic feat.

Meghalaya lost 2-3 to Karnataka in a thrilling and heart-pounding final match held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday. This was the best result of the state team in the prestigious national tournament.

The semi-finals and final of the oldest national championship were played outside the subcontinent for the first time after a memorandum of understanding was signed between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the Saudi Arabian Football Federation.

The Department of Sports and Youth Affairs today organized a Road Show for the brilliant Homecoming of Team Meghalaya with a flag-raising ceremony of Mawlai Madan Heh at 2:30 pm

Then he went through Jaiaw Jingthangbriew, Jaiaw St Joseph, Jaiaw Langsning, Jaiaw Pdeng, Mawkhar Main Road, Motphran, Police Bazar, AG’s Office, Additional Secretariat, Barik, Malki Point, Dhanketi, Don Bosco Square, Laitumkhrah Beat House with Flash mobs taking place at six locations and finally arriving at Fire Brigade Ground at 5:00 pm for a commendation ceremony to match.

Nearly 50 cyclists, cheerleaders and emcees led the team through the tour, spreading good vibes and inviting the city to take pride in the remarkable performances of the proud footballers.

The event featured upbeat performances from the Strait Brothers and Gracel Ropmay. He also witnessed motivational and celebratory speeches by the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Meghalaya, Shri Shakliar Warjri, as well as the President, MFA, Shri Larsing Ming.

The players were also felicitated with cash prizes under the Government’s cash prize scheme for sportsmen, and the team presented a signed jersey along with a football to the Department for Sports and Youth Affairs.

While congratulating the jubilant team, the newly appointed Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Shakliar Warjri said: “In the future, I hope that all Meghalaya athletes take heart from the success of the Meghalaya football team and know that success will never come. it is far out of reach. . These players are role models who should give you the motivation to keep training hard and know that the Government will do everything possible to support you in achieving Excellence.

It is a key ambition of the Meghalaya Government to ensure that we evolve as a sports hub and nurture the abundant talent in the State. Whether at the national or international level, our aspiration is to help Meghalaya’s up-and-coming athletes reach their full potential.”