MDBA fetes winners of badminton tournament

DIMAPUR, SEP 5 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/5/2018 12:15:19 PM IST

Mon District Badminton Association (MDBA) felicitated the winners of the inter-district and state open badminton championship of Mon Town and Mon district veteran open badminton tournament on August 30-31.   

In the tournament, Leihong Konyak emerged as Nagaland men’s champion 2018. He also won the U-19 boys’ singles title. Former Nagaland champion, Yaom won the U-19 girls’ title. 

Yaom and Unice finished runners-up in U-19 girls doubles. Shemon and Unice secured the runners-up in U-19 mixed doubles and Shemon and Wangshak emerged as runners-up in U-17 boys doubles. 

The team also emerged as over all junior team championship and MDBA emerged as the team champion 2018. 

In a press statement, MDBA president Y. Pongba Konyak said that the felicitation programme was graced by Deputy Commissioner and chairman district sports council Mon, Thavaseelan K, where he congratulated the team winners and also contributed cash awards to the winners. 

The DC also promised to renovate the courts at indoor badminton stadium, Mon. 

Guest of honour, project director DRDA, N. Wennyei Konyak also encouraged the youngsters and promised to extend necessary help to the upcoming badminton players in the district. 



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