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Tent house association felicitate international footballers
Sportslogon Team September 9th 2018

Bhubaneswar : On the occasion of 10th general body meeting of Bhubaneswar Tent House Owners Association (BTHOA), they felicitated international junior men footballer Aman Xalxo, Purusatam Kerteta, women footballer Subhadra Nayak and first blind Administrative Officer Sanyasi Behera here at Blind Association Conference Hall on Sunday.

The Jhirpani village of Sundargarh district boy Aman got selected for the national U-15 team selection camp after competing with more than 300 players at Cuttack. He conformed his place in the national team to take part in the Invitational Shanghai Cup held at China from August 24 to 31.

Aman the son of Gandur Xalxo and Seema Xalxo expressed my first international match against Western Australia helped me to gain confidence for the tournament, said Aman.

Odisha State Government Sports Hostel inmates Purusatam of Singher village, Sundargarh Districts started his international career along with Aman in the Shanghai Cup said I never expected to play for my country. My district has produced many international hockey players, but I want to be a footballer.

The Saliasahi resident Subhadra Nayak playing football at Kalinga Stadium under the guidance of reputed women football coach Nanda Kishor Patnaik. She represented the country in the Asian U-14 Women Football Championships at Sri Lanka. All the awardess were received cash award of Rs 5,000 along with the citation.

In recent past the sporting activity has been increased in many fold in the capital city. Our city will like to be the sports capital of the country. It is our responsibility to promote sports and players of the State in our own capacity, said BTHOA secretary Trilochana Dash.

While reading the association reports the secretary Pradip Kumar Bhatta expressed, we were stood rock solid with the State Government in regards to the devolvement work. During the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup our association will came forward to make it a grand success.

Bhubaneswar Central MLA Bijaya Kumar Mohanty, North MLA Priyadarshi Mishra, Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena, executive Guru Charan Das and adviser Prabodh Mohanty were present. .
This news was added and updated on : September 9th 2018
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