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Chümoukedima inter ward tourney kicks off

Chümoukedima inter ward tourney kicks off
Players of the opening match with Thejavizo Nakhro, match officials and others. (NP)
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, Apr 22 (NPN) | Publish Date: 4/22/2019 12:24:19 PM IST

The 4th Inter Ward Tournament, organised by Chümoukedima Town Youth Organisation (CTYO) in collaboration with Chümoukedima Town Council (CTC), got underway Monday at local ground, Chümoukedima town. The tournament is being held under the theme, “Together we are stronger”  

Addressing the gathering as the chief guest, EAC Chümoukedima, Thejavizo Nakhro said that winning is important but what is more important is the process of delivering true sportsmanship attitude.  Games and sports are part and parcel of daily lives and is a very effective investment towards gaining prosperity, unity and strength, said Nakhro. “Let us play and accept to give our best and to compete not only with our opponents, but with our own inner capacity and play for the love of the game”, said the chief guest. 

The programme was compered by Zasevituo Doze and invocation was offered by Vikugha G Zhimo, associate pastor, Youth, SMC. A special number presented by Nana Secü, while oath taking was initiated by games and sports secretary, CTYO, Vituoto Kuotsu. 

The tournament will conclude on April 27 with president, Chümoukedima Mother’s Association, Dievilhoutonuo Thakro as the chief guest.  

In the first match of the tournament, Ward 3 defeated Ward 8 by 3-0. Shohilo scored a brace while Hitelo one. 

The winner of the week long tournament will walk away with a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 along with running trophy while the runner-up will pocket Rs.25,000. 

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