Shillong (Meghalaya) , Aug 02 : Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma today launched the Meghalaya Baby League 2019 at a function held at the State Convention Centre which was attended by Minister, Sports, Banteidor Lyngdoh and President, Meghalaya Football Association, Larsing M Sawyan.
Congratulating the Meghalaya Football Association for taking the initiative in organizing the 2nd Meghalaya Baby League, Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, said that it is important to instil in the children the reflexes and skill that is required at the right age so that it becomes a natural response and the Meghalaya Baby League is a perfect way to ensure that the children have the right exposure and the necessary guidance that will bring out the best in them to become potential football stars in the future. “This baby league will not only help them in bringing out their talents and potential in the game but will give them important values of sportsmanship, team work, discipline and that life is about winning and also losing,” said the Chief Minister.
He added that the Baby League is much more than just football and will bring about a holistic development of a child. He also urged the parents to give all the necessary support to their children and said that Sports should not be seen as a distraction from studies by the parents but to actively participate in the interests of their children.
The Chief Minister also unveiled the Baby League Trophy and also launched the Meghalaya Football association website.