Football Tournament : Jalpaiguri, August 2023

Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jalpaiguri

The Inter – Coaching Camp Under-17 Boys Football Tournament was organised by Jalpaiguri Town Club in association with Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jalpaiguri, from 21 to 27 August 2023. The football tournament is part of the commemoration of the 125th Anniversary of the Ramakrishna Mission and also Jalpaiguri Town Club.

In this tournament total 8 teams from Jalpaiguri town and nearby places had participated. Swami Shivapremananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jalpaiguri, inaugurated the tournament by kicking off the football. In his speech, he explained the importance of good health and the necessity of sports and games. He disseminated the views of Swami Vivekananda on these aspects. In the final match, Jalpaiguri Town Club Football Academy beat Belakoba Youth Football Academy by 3-1 score, and the teams were awarded winner and runner-up trophies respectively.

Jalpaiguri ashrama’s First-Aid team served in the whole tournament. The ashrama distributed Swamijis’ literature and folders to all the players of each team with Swamijis’ photo. Print and electronic media covered the entire event. A large number of youth, as well as, dignitaries of the Jalpaiguri district, had participated in the event.


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