Education Minister will kick off Lucky- Srivastava Football Tournament

AGARTALA:

The 22nd ONGC Lucky- Srivastava Football Tournament organized by ONGC Tripura Asset is scheduled from February 17-24th 2019 at Umakanta School Ground, Agartala. 

The tournament will be kicked off by Hon’ble Education Minister, Government of Tripura,Shri RatanLalNathin the presence of Asset Manager ONGC Tripura ShriG.K. Singha Roy on Sunday, 17th February, 2019 at 2.30 PM

The tournament, affiliated to All India Football Federation, will be participated by 12 teams from Tripura, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Kolkata and the final match is scheduled on 24thFebruary, 2019

Among the 12 participating team, 6 are from Tripura, 2 from Manipur and one each from Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and West Bengal

Prize Money has been enormously increased in all categories. Prize money for the Champion team has been increased to Rs. 5 (Five) Lakh, while the Runners-up will get Rs. 2 Lakh. The last year it was Rs. 2lakh and 1 lakh for Champion and Runners-Up respectively.

Prize money for other categories have been increased too. Teams qualifying for semi-finals will get Rs. 40, 000/- and the team qualifying for quarter finals will get Rs. 20,000/-. The Man of the Match in the finals will get Rs. 10, 000/- while the Man of the Match till semi-finals will get Rs. 5, 000/-.

The tournament is held in the memory of two ONGCians Justin Lucky and S K Srivastava, who bravely fell to the bullets of militants in 1992.

Speaking on the occasion Asset Manager Mr. G.K. Singha Roy  said that the tournament is ONGC’s initiative to promote football among the people of Tripura and provide exposure to the football players of the State.

ED-Asset Manager of ONGC Tripura Asset Mr. G.K. Singha Roy also felicitated the Tripura Sports Journalist’s Club on the day. As a token of gratitude to Sports Journalists, he, on behalf of Employees Welfare Committee (EWC),   handed over a cheque of Rs. 25,000/- to the club.