Arunachal Pradesh gears up to host 5th Junior Boy's National Boxing Championship
Itanagar/IBNS: Arunachal Pradesh is set to make history by hosting the 5th Junior Boy's National Boxing Championship. The prestigious event, organized by the Arunachal Amateur Boxing Association (AABA), will take place at the Don Bosco College ground in Itanagar from 9th to 14th July 2023.
With over 500 young boxers from 26 different states, this mega tournament promises to be a platform for skillful displays of talent while encouraging cultural exchange and camaraderie among participants, reported The Assam Tribune.
The AABA expressed its heartfelt gratitude to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) for granting them the opportunity to organize this national championship, a remarkable milestone for the state.
Teli Kahi, the Secretary General and Organizing Secretary of AABA, emphasized the event's significance as the first national-level tournament in Arunachal Pradesh since India's independence, coinciding with the 26th year of AABA's existence.
Biri Chattum, the Vice President of AABA and Organizing Chairman, highlighted the positive impact this championship will have on the youth of Arunachal Pradesh.
The stage is set for an enthralling competition as participants from diverse states, including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Pondicherry, Odisha, and many others, prepare to display their boxing prowess.
The Don Bosco College ground, renowned for its exceptional facilities, promises an ideal setting for the championship, ensuring a seamless and fiercely competitive event.
Beyond showcasing boxing skills, this tournament aims to promote the sport and strengthen national unity. It serves as a remarkable opportunity for cultural exchange and the exchange of ideas among participants.
The meticulously prepared local organizing committee, led by the AABA, has received widespread praise for their commitment and readiness to welcome players and officials from all states.
As the countdown begins to the inauguration on 9th July 2023, the nation's eyes turn to Arunachal Pradesh. The state's enthusiastic participation in sports and its ability to host a grand event are set to leave a lasting impact on the youth, not just within the state but across the entire nation.
In a notable development, on Thursday, Abu Tayeng, Secretary of Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, along with Bamang Tago, Secretary General of the Arunachal Olympic Association, Teli Kahi, and Biri Chattum, handed over the boxing kits to the Arunachal Pradesh team, further fueling excitement and anticipation for the championship.