Nagaland CM lays foundation stone for Dr T Ao Football Academy

Updated:8 months, 2 weeks ago IST

Dimapur (Nagaland), Jun 09 (ANI): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio laid the foundation stone of Dr T Ao Regional Football Academy at Seithekema C village in Dimapur district. Addressing the gathering, Rio termed the event as a historic occasion saying, "Born among the Nagas, he (Talimeren Ao) brought laurels not only to his family but to the whole Nagas, so his legacy should live on." Rio felt that youth activities particularly sports have stopped for sometimes in Nagaland but assured for its revival. He also assured the Nagaland Football Association that budget would be placed every year.The programme was attended by Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Nagaland, hosts of ministers and advisors, family members of late Dr T Ao, members of Nagaland Football Association (NFA) and Nagaland Olympic Association (NOA), officials from state YRS department, village council members from Seithekema C and other neighbouring villages also attended the programme.

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