The trophy of the upcoming Captain Jintu Gogoi VrC Football Tournament is currently on a tour from 22nd November to 07th December 2023. The tour will cover 5 districts of upper Assam.
Red Shield Division which is conducting the event, Indian Army organized the third day of the first phase of the ‘Trophy Tour’ for the Tournament at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Rupai on 24th Nov 2023. Ajay Kumar Chand, Principal Navodaya Vidyalaya graced the ceremony with his presence.
The ‘Trophy Tour’ unfolded with patriotic fervour in Tinsukia district where the local students and NCC cadets came together to pay tribute to the brave soul. The day kicked off with the NCC cadets in their immaculate uniform marching proudly alongside the trophy convoy on the tune of the Army Band. The tour continued its journey through the district amongst curious spectators and bystanders. The highlight of the day was the cultural show featuring performances by talented students and NCC cadets where the audience was treated to a myriad of cultural expressions from traditional dances to patriotic songs.
The event was attended by over 700 spectators comprising of students and sports persons, influencers and bloggers of Assam along with media representatives which is a testament of the community joining hands to celebrate the sports. Engaging the fans and fostering a sense of unity, the tour has added an exciting prelude to the upcoming tournament generating enthusiasm and support from the locals.
The Tournament which will witness participation of 24 teams from eight states is scheduled to be conducted from 8th to 14th December at four venues namely Duliajan, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Digboi.