Bordoloi Trophy

 

It gives us immense pleasure in informing you that BORDOLOI TROPHY  started in 1952 is celebrating its 64th glorious year this year. It is one of the 5 most prestigious  Indian Football Tournaments to be played in the country and is held in Guwahati, Assam.

This prestigious tournament is dedicated in the name of BHARAT RATNA LOKOPRIYA GOPINATH BORDOLOI, the first Chief Minister of Assam and an avid sports lover himself.

Bordolay Trofi  Bordolay Trofi

This grand tournament sees participation from internationally renowned football teams from all over the country and abroad..MOHEMMEDAN SPORTING CLUB, MOHUN BAGAN AC, EAST BENGAL CLUB,DEMPO SPORTS, ASSAM RIFLES,ASSAM POLICE to name a few..AS WELL AS THE BEST TEAMS FROM NEPAL, BANGLADESH,BHUTAN, IRAN, BANGKOK AND UZBEKISTAN have participated in this tournament.

The trophy is extremely popular in various social media platforms such as FACEBOOK ( more than 1 million fans), TWITTER ( 60,000 plus followers) and YOUTUBE (more than I million views)to name a few

To revive the lost glory of this prestigious tournament, the GUWAHATI FOOTBALL CLUB SPORTS PVT LTD  (GUWAHATI FC) on behalf of Guwahati Sports Association has taken up the noble initiative to organize this tournament this year in the grandest possible way.

CARNIVALS, FUN& FOOD,  CHEERS LEADERS  AND A CULTURAL AND MUSICAL EXTRAVANGANZA  WITH PARTICIPATION OF SUPERSTARS AND ARTISTES FROM BOLLYWOOD AND ASSAM WILL BE THE OTHER HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EVENT.

POPULAR BOLLYWOOD SINGER OF INTERNATIONAL FAME ARIJIT SINGH WILL BE THE STAR PERFORMER ON THE THE OPENING DAY CEREMONY.

BOLLYWOOD ACTOR SUNIEL SHETTY WILL BE THE STAR GUEST OF HONOUR DURING THE TOURNAMENT

Bordolay Trophy Bordolay Trophy

 

The spectator capacity in the newly renovated stadium is 35,000. This translates into 5 lac plus spectators across 14 matches.  Additional eyeballs assured through promos and match telecast in all local/regional channels from North east as also in a national channel of repute.  Eyeballs assured through promos on radio, social media and outdoors as well.

MATCH ITENERARY:

VENUE: NEHRU STADIUM, R.G BARUAH SPORTS COMPLEX, GUWAHATI

DATES: 18TH SEPTEMBER, 2016 – 1st OCTOBER, 2016

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: TWO ASIAN TEAMS FROM NEPAL AND BANGLADESH
TWO I – LEAGUE TEAMS… LAJONG FC AND EAST BENGAL CLUB
TWO TEAMS FROM NORTH EAST, OTHER THAN ASSAM, SIKKIM UNITED AIZWAL FC OR BENGALURU FC

TEAM TWO TOP RANKING STATE TEAMS… OIL AND CHAMPION OF GSA

GAME FORMAT: TOTAL 15 MATCHES . 12 LEAGUE MATCHES , 2 SEMI FINALS AND 1
FINAL

ALL MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED UNDER FLOODLIGHTS, 7 PM ONWARD