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KLH Tokhvü football tourney kicks off

DIMAPUR, Oct 29 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/29/2019 12:26:08 PM IST

The 6th edition of Tokhvü Football Tournament, organised by Kohima Lotha Hoho (KLH), kicked started Tuesday at IG Hockey ground, Kohima with YS Ovung, director, Economics and Statistics as special guest. 

Speaking at the programme, the special guest highlighted on the importance of games and sports. He also hoped that through such initiative brethren relationship will be build among the players as well as the others. 

Ovung also expounded on the importance of the Tokhvü celebration saying that as the community celebrates Tokhü Emong, it will bring about brotherhood, forgiveness and oneness among the tribe in particular and community in general. 

The oath taking ceremony was presided over by Mhao Kikon, I&PR secretary and prayer for the players was offered by reverend Mhathung Lotha, senior pastor, KLBC. 

A special number was presented by EM Lotha, assistant development commissioner, planning department and folk song was presented by Yachümaro Cultural Group, Kohima. 

In the opening match, New Ministers Hill defeated Officers Hill/Naga hospital by 1-0 and Longzü FC North block defeated Lotha PWD XI by 2-0 in the second match,

In the third match, Doyang FC defeated Goldfinch Club, New Reserve 2-0 and Town Area defeated Lotha United Club, AG by 4-0 in the last match of the day.

Altogether, 14 teams are competing in the tournament. The tournament will conclude on November 2.

Today’s matches

1st match: Tiyi XI Vs Rhuchung United, GHS

2nd match: Town Are Vs Longshi FC, Chandmari

3rd match: Goldfinch Club Vs Meruliesta/Paramedical XI

4th match: Officers Hill Vs Longzü FC 

5th match: PR Hill Vs Falcon Club

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