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64th KVSA meet from January 6

Correspondent KOHIMA, JAN 2 (NPN) | Publish Date: 1/2/2020 12:49:13 PM IST

The 64th Kohima Village Sports Association (KVSA) meet organized by Kohima Village Youth Organization (KYVO) would be held from January 6 - 11 at Kohima village ground and IG stadium. 

This was announced during a press conference by convenor organizing committee, Medozhatuo Rutsa. The press conference was also attended by secretary organizing committee Kevitsu Yhome and organizing committee member Kethosituo Mepfhüo on Thursday evening.

The organizer informed that there would be a total of 33 events in the sports meet including 26 athletics, 6 games (outdoor and indoor) and wrestling and 114 medals including 45 gold, 45 silver and 24 bronze. Around 350-400 youth will be participating in the sports meet from four khels (P, D, P & T) of Kohima village. The organizer informed that the football and athletic would be held at IG stadium Kohima, under 16 (boys) wrestling at L. khel indoor stadium, badminton, table tennis and chess (men & women) at indoor stadium and basket ball, volley and wrestling at Khuochiezie (local ground). On January 7 and 8 - Athletic, 9 and 10 - games and on January 11 - wrestling.

The opening ceremony will be held on January 6, 5:30 p.m. at Khuochiezie (local ground) with chairman Kohima village, Dr. Neiphi Kire as chief host where the spectators  would witness the spectacular light works with the best lighting facilities available in North East; there would be drill display, music, act, contingents march, group presentation and others.  Organizers have extended hearty welcome to all the citizens of Kohima to witness the opening ceremony and closing ceremony on January 11. It was informed that KVSA is the second oldest registered sports association in the North east India which is 76 years old where all the sports events would follow as per the national standard rules and regulations. One can update the daily events of the sports from the website www.kvyo.org or through KVSA app. 

A stag named “Adielo” was announced as the official mascot of KVSA meet 2020. The organizers explained that Adielo in Tenyidie means ‘to forgive one another’ or ‘to think for the welfare of one another’. A stag is a symbol of grace and elegance, one that is not aggressive and is pleasant to look at and also it is a symbol of speed and agility. 

 

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