Nagaland North-East India North-East India people People of Nagaland Sportsmen Talimeren Ao Tribute
Dr. Talimeren Ao (Born: Jan 28, 1918 - Died: Sept 13, 1998) - a legendary footballer of Changki, Nagaland, captained the first Indian football team which participated in the London Olympics of 1948. Playing barefooted like many of his team-mates, Ao and India were eliminated in the first round.
Dr.Talimeren Ao - a legendary footballer
|Dr.Talimeren Aao (1918-1998)|
In 2009, Union minister for mines and DoNER B.K Handique inaugurated the first Dr. T. Ao Football Trophy at the DDSC Stadium in Dimapur, Nagaland.
(Photo taken from - http://dimapur.nic.in/taoprofile.htm)