The state’s under-12 soccer team who were declared the winner of Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2014 (under-14) would be representing India in the under-12 Asian Youth Football Fiesta 2015 at Seoul, South Korea.
According to a local daily report, a 12-player squad has been selected to form U-12 Indian Team led by state football coach Mughato Sumi and officials from Sports Ministry, Government of India. The players are said to be undergoing training at Greenwood Higher Secondary School, Dimapur since July 14.
The ambitious coach said that during the last 10 editions in Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2014, state team (U-14) won the cup thrice and have also ended up runners-up on three occasions.
This year the annual tournament will see 20 Asian countries competing for the trophy starting from August 7 – 10.