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Mongmong football tourney ends

Correspondent Kiphire, Sep 7 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/7/2018 12:22:29 PM IST

The 15th Mongmong football tournament organized by Kiphire Area Students’ Union (KASU) in collaboration with the district administration Kiphire came to an end on September 7 at public ground Kiphire. The closing programme was graced by Eastern Nagaland DBs Union, president, R.Muthsodang Sangtam as guest of honour. He stressed on the importance of sports and how it provide employment to those who take it seriously with hard work and determination. He also expressed hope that through this tournament friendship and unity would be developed among the neighbours. 

Kiphire District GBs Association, president Sepithong, who also spoke at the programme, shared the significant of the Mongmong festival. 

Earlier, KASU vice president, Yanghori Sangtam in his welcome address appealed to the gathering to come together through this football championship. 

The vote of thanks was delivered by KASU, president, Isaac Tsalembi. 

Altogether 13 team participated at the tournament. Legend Football Club emerged as the winner and pocketed a cash prize of Rs.65,000 with trophy and certificate while Tribals FC finished as runners up. 

The inauguration programme was held on August 28 with project director, DRDA Kiphire, Setsathong Sangtam as chief guest.

 

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