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64th Bharat Ratna Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal kicked off the 64th Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy when he set the ball rolling in the first match between Shillong Lajong and Oil India Limited Duliajan at Nehru Stadium on 18th September. Inaugurating the tournament Chief Minister Sonowal said that Bordoloi Trophy has put Assam in the world map of sports. “The tournament has given an opportunity for the players to rub their shoulders with players of national importance. Started way back in 1952, the tournament has gone a long way and it has produced many players of national fame,” Sonowal said. Eight teams participated in the tournament, with six from India and the other two from Bangladesh and Nepal. Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare Naba Kumar Doley, Film actor Sunil Shetty also spoke on the occasion.

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