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Splash Brothers win Chetheba Basketball tournament

DIMAPUR,Dec 13 (NPN) | Publish Date: 12/13/2020 12:32:47 PM IST

Splash Brothers from Thenyizu village defeated hosting team Hümewsü in the final match to emerge as the champions of the first season Basketball tournament held at Chetheba Town local ground under Phek district on Sunday. 

In an exciting final match, Splash Brothers outclassed Hümewsü by 35-24 points. Aveto Resu was declared as the most valuable player for men’s category. The Mix lost against Hümewsü in the semi-finals and B Ballers fall short against Splash Brothers in semis, stated a press release issued by Team Hümewsü. 
For women’s basketball, Lady Ballers from Chetheba edge passed Rimshots by 12-2 points in the final match to take the title. Ravolu Nyekha was adjudged the most valuable player of the tournament for women’s category.  The two-day tournament was organised by Hümewsü, a group of young enthusiast from Chetheba with the motive to promote friendship through sports. Owing to the pandemic, the group also expressed their regret to host their tournament in a bigger platform for other district to participate in the tournament. The team hoped to host open tournament in the coming years with the new normal. 
A total of 10 teams participated for men’s category, while five teams for women’s category of a two-day basketball championship. 
It may be mentioned that the first customized iron board for basketball court at Chetheba was inaugurated September 15 this year, dubbed as the lockdown project. 
 

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