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60th Southern Angami Sports Association annual sports meet culminates

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By Menuse-O Max Khieya Updated: Feb 04, 2022 11:27 pm
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Mima Youth Organisation (blue track-suit), champions of men’s volleyball and runner-up Kigwema Youth Organisation (black track-suit) at Jakhama local ground on Friday. (EM Images)

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Kohima, Feb. 4 (EMN): Phesama emerged as overall champion of the 60th Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA) annual sports meet, which culminated at Jakhama local ground on Friday.

Tsole Yhokha of Kigwema Youth Organisation (KYO) was adjudged the men’s individual champion of 60th SASA meet. He won three gold medals in 1500/5000 and 800 metre race.

Women’s individual champion was jointly awarded to Avono Zashümo of Phesama Youth Organisation for securing two gold medals in 400 and 800 metre race, two silver medals in 1500 metre race and long Jump, and Abeino Neihu of Kigwema for winning two gold medal in long jump and 200 metre race, two silver medals in triple jump and 100 metre race.  

Viswema Youth Organisation emerged as champions in football (men) after defeating Kidima Youth Organisation by a solitary goal in the final.

Jakhama Youth Organisation defeated Viswema Youth Organisation in the men’s sepaktakraw final to clinch the champion title. Kidima Youth Organisation emerged the winner after defeating Viswema Youth Organisation in women’s sepaktakraw final.

Kevisaho Neikha of Viswema, Kenongoto Thokhwe of Kidima and Rohovito Tetseo of Jakhama was declared as the best spiker, best tekong and best feeder in men’s sepaktakraw event.

Seyiekhrieno Tepa of Kidima, Rokoleno Kintso of Kidima and Rukusanü Pucho of Viswema won best spiker, best Tekong and best feeder title respectively in women’s sepaktakraw event.

Mima Youth Organisation and Kigwema Youth Organisation were declared as champion and runner-up respectively in men’s volleyball.

In women’s volleyball, Kidima Youth Organisation emerged as the champion, while Kigwema Youth Organisation stood runner-up.

Vimechozo Thuphre of Kezo town and Keneiso Tepa of Mima secured the best spiker and best setter title in men’s volleyball respectively.

Visayonu Kintso of Kidima and Neikeseno Kere of Kigwema were declared as the best spiker and best setter respectively in women’s volleyball.

Meanwhile, Videlalie Zashümo, DIGP Border, Dimapur, handed over the prizes to the winners.

Rev. Kikokul Khazo, missionary, Diphu (Assam), invoked God’s blessings over the present team of SASA executives, whose term had been extended till 2024.

Altogether, a huge number of sportpersons from Jakhama, Kigwema, Kidima, Khuzama, Kezoma, Kezo Town, Kezo Basa, Mima, Mitelephe, Phesama, Pfuchama, Sakhabama and Viswema took part in the meet.

Bodevikho Zhale, publicity secretary of SASA informed that the meet had been conducted successfully despite the inclement weather.

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By Menuse-O Max Khieya Updated: Feb 04, 2022 11:27:23 pm