Imphal: The 13th Manipur State league 2019-20 which is organized by All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) and sponsored by Kh. Joykisan Singh has been formally suspended.
A press release issued by L. Jyotirmoy Roy, Secretary, (AMFA) has announced its decision to suspend the remaining matches of the 13th Manipur State League 2019-20 due to lockdown in the whole State caused by Covid-19 pandemic after a meeting of the office bearers of the All Manipur Football Association held through telephonic conference on 24th April 2020.
According to the notice the remaining matches of the 13th Manipur State League 2019-20 have been suspended with immediate effect and there will be no relegation and prize money.
It might be noted that the said State League was stopped on March 7, 2020 after its start on February 6, 2020 due to dangerous spread of the Covid-19 in the whole country.
In all 14 teams across the state namely NEROCA FC Sangakpham, Muvanlai Athletics Kangapokpi, NISA Thangmeiband, UKB Churachandpur, SSU Singjamei, YUFC Ukhrul, YPHU Lalambung Makhong, NACO Nambul Mapal, SU Sagolband, GSC Churachandpur, AIM Khabam, AFC Thoubal, KLASA Keinou and DMRAO Awang Sekmai vied for the league and most of them could play only 7or 8 matches each.