|Guwahati Refinery to host soccer tourney|
GUWAHATI, Nov 24 - The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd Guwahati Refinery will host the 9th edition of the GR Cup Invitational Football Tournament at its Sector II playground, Noonmati from November 26 to December 1.
Giving detail informations about the meet in a press conference today, Jogen Barpujari, ED, Guwahati Refinery said, altogether eight teams of the State – Global FC (Gosaigaon), Dhopdhara Football Academy (Dhopdhara), Green Valley FC, Maharana Athletics Club, Gauhati Town Club, Navajyoti Club, Narengi Sporting Club and Sunrise AC (all Guwahati) will vie for the title in the championship.
The champion team will be awarded Rs 75,000 as prize money along with the trophy while the runners up team will walk away with a purse of Rs 50,000.
Barpujari informed that the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Guwahati Refinery has been organising this prize money invitational football tournament since 2005 in a bid to encourage local talent and promote football amongst the masses.