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    No dearth of sporting talent: Arunachal CM

    ITANAGAR, Jun 7: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today said that there is no dearth of sporting talent in the state and the youths just need the right training and right platform to perform at the highest levels.
    Attending the closing ceremony of the 6th Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy Under-16, Football and Volleyball (Men and Women) here at the Sangey Lhaden Sports ground, Khandu said that the state government is giving big impetus on games and sports by developing state-of-the-art sports infrastructure and putting in place a comprehensive Sports Policy to encourage youths to take up sports and also reward them on their achievements.
    He cited the examples of Omang Dodum, a rising football star, who is in India's final squad for the prestigious AFC U-17 Asian Cup 2023, and Gyamar Nikum, another gifted footballer, who has been signed-in by Mumbai City Football Club under a five-year contract deal to play in the Indian Super League.
    Khandu also congratulated the state karate team for emerging the overall champion by bagging total 32 medals…

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