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Dec 30:
Published on 31 Dec. 2008 12:50 AM IST
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State Taekwon-do team win 23 medals Dimapur, Dec 30 (NPN): Nagaland Taekwon-do team emerged as the runners-up and won 23 medals in the 23rd National and 3rd Invitational International Taekwon-do Championship held at Panjim, Goa from December 27 to 30. According to technical director and vice president Taekwon-do Association of India, 4th Dan Israel G. Xuivi the team won 5 golds, 7 silvers and 11 bronzes. Meanwhile, the Nagaland Taekwon-do Association has congratulated the team for their effort in bringing laurels and fame to the state. NASA sports and games meet Kohima, DEC 30 (NPN): The 16th Games and Sports meet of the Northern Angami Sports Association, Group-D, will be held from January 6 to 9 at Botsa village. The event will be graced by president of Angami Youth Organization, Kezhazer Angami, as chief guest, while Krutsolie Zümu, DIS, Chiephobozou, will be the guest of honour in the closing function. The association has invited all elders and well wishers to the event. AR conducts volleyball tourney Dimapur, Dec 30 (NPN): With an aim to develop sports and games in the remote areas, 26 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) conducted a volleyball tournament at Shaibol, Chandel district. Teams from Narum, Yankhul, and Shaibol participated in the tournament. In addition to conducting sports event, sports items were also distributed by units of 26 Sector Assam Rifles, while volleyball and basket ball were also given to St Anthony School at Machi and St Pauls High School at Kamlathabi. HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles also donated volleyball and football to the youth of Chingkhir and Aibuldam village of Pallel. DABKK sports meet concludes DIMAPUR, DEC 30 (NPN): A two-day annual sports meet of the Dimapur Angami Baptist Khriesarüü Krotho (DABKK) concluded Tuesday here at Salesian College ground, Kuda village. In the men’s football final, Kuda Village Baptist Church (KVBC) defeated Northern Angami Colony Baptist Church (NACBC) 6-1. Kevichüto of KVBC scored the first goal in the 4th minute after which he went on to score three more goals in the 6th, 14th and 52nd minutes respectively. Kethozhapu of KVBC added another in the 40th minute. An own goal from NACBC took the tally to 6 goals. The only consolation goal for NACBC came from the boots of Vikehiezolie (Ngabu) in the 46th minute. In the men’s basketball, Town Baptist Church (TBC) beat Kuda Village Baptist Church (KVBC) 29-17 to lift the title. Earlier on Monday, TBC defeated Razhüphe Baptist Church (RBC) while KVBC defeated Kevijau Baptist Church (KBC) in the semi finals. In the tug-o-war event KVBC defeated TBC, while in the women category the combine team of KVBC and KBC defeated TBC and NACBC. Meanwhile, the DABKK in a press release issued by its president Ileurang Thoü has expressed gratitude to the Salesian College authority for enabling the DABKK to use the college premises, KVBC for the local churches for making the sports meet a success. Sonics XI, EYL register wins Dimapur, Dec 30 (NPN): Sonics XI defeated Rachan CC by 60 Runs while EYL overcame Tempo SC by 3 Wickets in the ongoing XII Winter Cricket Challenge 2008-09, played at local ground, Wokha, Tuesday. Opting to bat first, Sonics set up a target of 110 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets, with the help of Jandemo 38 and Jonjibemo 13 runs. In reply, Rachan CC were bundled out for a partly 49 runs. Jonjibemo who claimed 4 wickets in 2.4 overs was adjudged the man of the match. In the second match, two times runner-up EtsutchukhaYouth League (EYL) defeated Tempo Sporting Club by 3 wickets to entered into second round. Electing to bat first, after winning the toss Tempo SC notched up a victory target of 82 runs with the help of Limhathung 22 runs and Myingthungo 20 runs. EYL reached the target in 16th over with an unbeaten 25 runs from Tsenpon Murry, who was adjudged the man of the match.

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