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Aphuyemi Football Cup underway in Pughoboto

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By EMN Updated: Mar 04, 2020 9:50 pm
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Vikheho Swu seen here during the opening ceremony of the Aphuyemi Football Cup at Pughoboto local ground on Tuesday.

March 4 (EMN): The five-day 2nd Aphuyemi Football Cup organised by the Aphuyemi Football Club (AFC) under the aegis of Sumi Games and Sports Association (SAGSA) was inaugurated by MLA Y Vikheho Swu at Pughoboto local ground on Tuesday, March 3.

Altogether 11 teams from various villages in the Pughoboto sub-division are participating in the tournament.

During the opening programme, Swu urged the participants that they should not participate merely to represent the club but to strive hard to elevate the club and make the village and area proud. He also urged the athletes to not ignore their education.

Further, Swu urged the Sumi Aphuyemi Teachers Welfare Organisation to restart the government schools’ U-12 tournament and tap young talents.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 04, 2020 9:50:35 pm