YRS, NSA officials call on Rio

YRS, NSA officials call on Rio
Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio along with YRS Advisor Zale Neikha, NSA president Ruokuo Kire and State Coach Holshe Khrieo at his official chamber in Secretariat on Monday.
Dimapur, Aug 13 (NPN) | Publish Date: 8/13/2018 12:58:58 PM IST

Advisor for Youth Resources and Sports, MLA Zale Neikha along with Nagaland Sepaktakraw Association (NSA) president, Ruokuo Kire and Nagaland Sepaktakraw Coach and Secretary NSA, Holshe Khrieo Monday called on Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.

During the interaction with Chief Minister, who is also the president of Nagaland Olympic Association, at his chamber, Zale apprised Rio on the selection of Jwensinle Kesen and Puleno Neikha as player and coach respectively of Indian Sepaktakraw team for the forthcoming 18th Asian Games to be held in Jakarta from August 18.

Jwensinle Kesen is a constable in SSB while Coach Puleno Neikha is a fixed pay Sepaktakraw instructor under YRS Department Nagaland.

The Advisor informed CM that the two Naga lady achievers are presently based in Delhi with the Indian contingents for the Asian Games and would be leaving on August 15 for Jakarta, Indonesia.

Meanwhile, interacting with a section of media persons, Neikha informed that Chief Minister Rio while lauding the YRS Department and NSA also congratulated the two Naga sportsperson for bringing laurel to the State. He also conveyed his best wishes to the duo. Rio also extended an amount of Rs 2 lakh as a financial support to the duo.

Buoyed with the achievement of the duo, Advisor Neikha also challenged the Naga sportspersons to be focused on one sports instead of being ‘Jack of all trade and master of none’.

He encouraged the players and teams selected to represent the State in the 2019 National Games to commence rigorous training in order to bring laurel to the State.


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