ITANAGAR, Jun 29: The Arunachal Blue Cubs League 2024 kicked-off at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun on Saturday.

The league is being organised by Arunachal Pradesh Football Association in collaboration with ISL giants, North East United Football Club and supported by All India Football Federation.

In its first edition, the league is being conducted for two age categories, Under-9 and Under-12, APFA Grassroots Development Committee manager Tapi Apa said.

He said a total of 12 teams (4 teams in U-9 and 8 teams in U-12) are participating in this three-month long league.

Matches are scheduled for weekends only, Apa added.

The Blue Cubs League is a Grassroots Development Program under AIFF that runs with a vision to encourage kids towards football and health activities without hurting their study time and to provide children with a healthy environment for their all-round development.

"We are extremely thankful to the participating teams and parents for understanding and believing in our goal and supporting us with this wonderful initiative for the development of football in the state," he added.

Results

U-9 Category:

1. Kombo Weekend FC 0 - 4 Dawnlit FA

2. Highland Academy 1 - 6 Don Bosco School

3. Don Bosco School 5 - 0 Dawnlit Football Academy

4. Highland Academy 6 - 2 Kombo Weekend FC

U -12 Category:

1. Bethlehem English Academy 3 - 4 Dawnlit Football Academy

2. Don Bosco School 12 - 1 Bagjam Abu Welfare Society

3. Springdale FC 1 - 8 Rajiv Gandhi University Academy

4. Bosconian 4 - 0 Banderdewa Youngstar FC