The 1st Pi NIANGZEN TROPHY 2019
16 Clubs in the battlefield to lift the prestigious title
2 Manipur State League clubs, 4 from Super League and much more
Ganggam Soccer Club took take on Konsham FC in the tournament’s opener
By : Seiminlun Kipgen
Ccpur, the 6th June, 2019
The highly anticipating 1st Pi Niangzen Trophy 2019 is all but set to commence from 8th June, 2019 at Lamka Public Ground, Churachandpur in which 16 affiliated clubs under DSA-Churachandpur will be competing to win the prestigious tournament.
The tournament will be played in a league cum knock-out basis and for the smooth flow of the tournament, a Managers’ Meeting of all participating clubs was held this morning -6th June, 2019 at 8:00 am at Niangzen Restaurant, Bungmual, Churachandpur.
During the Managers’ Meeting, certain issues were discussed and a number of resolutions were adopted for the smooth conduct of the tournament. It may be mentioned that the tournament is made open exclusively for all affiliated clubs under any DSA of Manipur and the winners of the tournament will be rewarded cash incentives of Rs. 1.5 Lakh while participating incentives will also be afforded under varying degrees to all participating clubs.
Drawing of groups was made in such a way that two Manipur State League clubs United Khawzim Brothers and Ganggam Soccer Club were in the seeding pot alongside Koite Youth Union and Bungmual YC, who made through to the Top Seed overcoming SYMROPIA FC and Lamka SC on draw of lots while the rest are made through draw of lots.
Looking into the group classification, Group A, which consists of Churachandpur champions Ganggam Soccer Club, Lamka Sports Club, VENUS and Konsham FC, could well be considered Group of Death
The opening match of the tournament will be played between Manipur State League new-boys Ganggam Soccer Club and heavyweights Konsham FC for what promised to be a titanic clash.
The group classification for the 1st Pi Niangzen Trophy 2019 is as follows :
📋 Group Classifications :
Group A :
1.Ganggam Soccer Club.
3.Vengnuam United Sporting (VENUS).
Group B :
Group C :
1.Koite Youth Union.
Group D :
1.United Khawzim Brothers.
2.Headquarters Athletic Union.