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.
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
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.
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
ALL MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED UNDER FLOODLIGHTS, 7 PM ONWARD