IMPHAL, May 19 – Manipur-based Birchandra Memorial Sporting Club (BMSC) will represent India in the South-East Asia regional finals of the U-15 Manchester United Premier Cup (MUPC) football tournament in Malaysia’s Penang next month.
Altogether six teams including BMSC and five from Thailand, Indonesia, Malayasia, Singapore will take part in the tournament from June 9 to 14.
BMSC emerged champions in the 8th Nike’s U-15 MUPC football tournament in Mapusa after beating Mumbai Football Club 5-4 in the final. The domestic leg of the tournament was organised under the aegis of All India Football Federation and Goa Football Association.
“If our team becomes the winner in Malaysia, we’ll take part in the world finals to be held in London later this year,” said secretary of the team Th Dilipkumar.