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Arrenpong Sports Fest on December 18

Dimapur, Dec 3 (NPN) | Publish Date: 12/3/2018 12:04:09 PM IST

The Mopungchuket Students’ Union (MALT) will be organizing its inaugural Arrenpong Sports Fest under the aegis of the Mokokchung District Sports Council at Yimli ground, Mopungchuket village. The sports fest is scheduled to be held on December 18 featuring four events – fastest bowler competition, sand volleyball championship, futsal championship and Mopungchuket cross country run.

The fastest bowler competition will be held for two titles- Mokokchung’s fastest bowler and Arrenpong open fastest bowler. The event will be held with Mokokchung District Cricket Association (MDCA) as associate partners and Indian Fast Bowlers Foundation as technical partners.

Sand volleyball championship (men) and futsal championship (men) is open to all interested teams from anywhere and will be played on knock-out basis. However, only 16 teams will be registered for the two championships on first-come-first-serve basis. The sand volleyball championship will be officiated by seasoned referees from the MDVA circuits and FIDV beach volleyball rules will be applied while the futsal championship will be officiated by qualified MDFA referees and FIFA futsal rules will be applied.

The Mopungchuket cross country run will be open to all interested athletes and will be held with the Adventure and Motorsports Association Mokokchung (AMAM) as technical partners and IAAF cross country running conventions will be applied.

Winners will be awarded with cash prize, customized medals and certificates appended by MDSC.

Arrenpong sports fest is being organized to promote social interaction in an affable and competitive atmosphere. Concurrently, it is also aimed at promoting sports tourism.

Registration forms are available at Obsession Sports store, near main Post Office, Mokokchung Town. The last date of submission of forms is December 10. For more information, interested athletes and teams can contact 8837323230. 

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