The 16th of September brought with it the much awaited kicking off ceremony of Mizoram premier league Season 3 with the President of Mizoram Football Association Mr. Lalthanzara doing the honours. Attendants of this ceremony were serenaded with songs by two local artists TBC-a and Feli Fanai while K.Vanlalruata hosted the ceremony.
The Captains of each club partook in oath-taking led by Mr. PC Vanlalhruaia, Senior Advisor of the MFA and Chairman of Mizoram Premier League Board. Everybody’s attention then turned to the beautiful Mizo models who walked on stage sporting the jerseys of the different clubs.
Mr. Lalthanzara also spoke about the progress of football in Mizoram, and highlighted the recent achievements of Mizoram Football Team. He also mentioned that the MFA is at present taking many measures to ensure the success of Coca Cola Under 14 tournament, and also talked of the great rapport shared by the MFA with the Assam Rifles, who are the authority over AR Lammual where Mizoram premier league matches are being played.
MPL will kick off on September 18. The following eight clubs will be participating in the League which will be sponsored by local businesses Samsung 3:16 Plan Solution, Nivia and NetSurf. :-
- Chanmari West FC
- Dinthar FC
- Reitlang FC
- Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
- Aizawl FC
- Chanmari FC
- Mizoram Police FC
- Lunglei FC