The first ever Futsal League under the All India Football Federation, the MFA Futsal League kicked off on January 5, Friday at Chanmari YMA Hall by Minister KS Thanga.
The handbook for MFA Futsal League was also released during the programme by Mr. C. Laltlanthanga, Secretary, MSSC.
Mr. Lalnghinglova Hmar, MFA Honorary Secretary spoke of the initiatives taken by the Asian Football Confederation for the growth of futsal, as well as the steps were taken by the AIFF and how Mizoram has been a beneficiary from these initiatives. He also spoke of the various steps the MFA has taken towards futsal.
A draw for the 16 teams participating in the league was also made on the night, with the 16 teams forming two groups of 8 teams.
Team captains took part in an oath-taking ceremony and club jerseys were displayed by 16 models.
The MFA Futsal League will begin from 9th January at R. Dengthuama Hall, Mualpui, Aizawl. Zonet Cable TV will provide live TV coverage for each fixture.