Shillong, Jan 27: Touchline Northeast will organise its fifth edition of the Northeast 3×3 Challenge from 30th January to 1st February here in Laitumkhrah.

The three-a-side basketball competition will be organised in collaboration with the Meghalaya AIDS Control Society.

More than 60 teams will take part in four different categories – men’s, women’s, U-16 boys and U-16 girls. Teams will be coming in from Nagaland, Mizoram and Assam, besides the various districts of Meghalaya.

In a press release Touchline Northeast said that three-a-side basketball will make its Olympic debut at Tokyo later this year.

In addition to the 3×3 matches there will also be a 3-point shootout and mini-carnival.

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