IMPHAL, August 14: GOC, 57 Mountain Division Major General Binoy Poonen today inaugurated a football ground at Takhau Oinamei, Senapati.
The inaugural function was attended by GOC, 57 Mountain Division Major General Binoy Poonen, 59 Mountain Brigade, Commander Brig SK Sharma and Karong MLA Dr V Alexander Pao as chief guest and guests of honour, respectively.
The major highlight of the day was the exhibition soccer match between the Assam Rifles team and the Senapati Soccer team which was won by the Senapati Soccer team by 4-1 through the tie breaker.
Speaking at the inaugural function, Major General Binoy Poonen said it took around two and a half month for complete preparation of the ground and added it is the biggest ground in the district.
While praising the bull dozer drivers, the Major General wished the people of the district to produce the best sportspersons and expressed hope that the people will always utilize the ground for good purposes only.