Shillong: The East Jaintia Hills District Football Association (EJHDFA) a body that organizes sports activities in the East jaintia Hills District informed that the Super League 2019 will be sponsored personally by the minister bah Kyrmen Shylla from his monthly salary.
Last Saturday the EJ-Super League 2019 was inaugurated by Bah Kyrmen Shylla, Minister of Social Welfare Deptt and others, Government of Meghalaya. That was also the day for the display of trophies and cups. In his inaugural speech the minister encouraged other prominent citizens of the area to come forward in promoting sports in the District by giving their support even financially.
He also urged the youths in the area to opt for sportsmanship which will help them with bright future rather than be trapped in many kinds of addiction. They are urged to live a life which is responsible for the self, family and the society.
The first game was played between Thangskai Tiger SC and Khliehriat West YWSC with a result of1-0 .
In total there are 7 sports club playing in the Super Division who will compete to represent the District to the Meghalaya State League jong ka MFA.
The other feature of the opening ceremony that day was the kick off of the EJHDFA’s Baby League Champion Trophy where six baby sports clubs will compete. They are: 1.Rymbai Tigers 2.Wapung King Cobra, 3.Cee’s Academy Eagles, 4. Khliehriat Ambrose hills Myna, 5.Sutnga grassroots Thunderwolves and 6.Golden Lions.
Inaugurating the Baby League bah Kyrmen Shylla the chief guest, expressed his sincere gratitude to the Association that have work so hard in promoting sports among kids.He also announced that he will join hands with them by contributing sports jersey for all the players.
For the Baby League the EJHDFA jointly organized with the MFA and the government of Meghalaya.