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Inaugural MFA Veteran League 2018/19 kicked-off in Aizawl

The MFA Veteran Football League 2018/19 at the AR Lammual Stadium in Aizawl. (Photo courtesy: Mizoram Football Association)
The MFA Veteran Football League 2018/19 at the AR Lammual Stadium in Aizawl. Photo courtesy: Mizoram Football Association

The MFA Veteran Committee organised MFA Veteran Football League 2018/19 kicked-off on Tuesday, November 6 evening at the AR Lammual Stadium in Aizawl.

The inaugural Veteran League is being played in Aizawl wherein the city is being divided into four areas. Each area is represented by one team which is headed by a convener.

In the opening match South Zone beat West Zone convincingly 4-1, while later on in the evening the West Zone beat North Zone by a 1-0 scoreline.

The four team will play each other once with the top two teams facing off in the final.

Veteran football is targeted for players above the age of 40 (Players born on or before 1978). It will be mandatory for teams to field two players above the age of 50 (Born on or before 1968) during a game at all times.

MFA Veteran League

Results
November 6 (Thawhlehni)
6:00pm East 1-4 South
[E: 53′ Lalbiaksanga Kolni; S: 12′ Zosangliana, 15′ Lalthanpuia, 41′,52′ R.Vanlalfela] 7:30pm North 0-1 West
[25′ H.Ramtlanliana (own Goal)]

Upcoming Fixtures
November 10 (Inrinni)
1:00pm East vs West
2:30pm North vs South

November 13 (Thawhlehni)
4:45pm West vs South

November 14 (Nilaini)
4:45pm North vs East

November 19 (Thawhtanni) – Final
4:45pm Final

(Mizoram Football Association)