Azailong lift Peren district volleyball trophy
Dimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): Azailong emerged as the champion of the Old Jalukie village Shifting Day Memorial Volleyball Tournament 2023 by defeating Deukwaram at Old Jalukie village Sector-C.
The tournament, which began on January 10 with 13 teams competing for the coveted title, concluded on January 13 with Namgong, Advisor, Peren District Chairman Union (PDCU) as the guest of honour for the closing ceremony.
In the final match, Azailong defeated Deukwaram in 4 sets (best of five).
Azailong walked home richer with a cash prize of INR 30,000 with trophy and certificates while Deukwaram received a cash prize of INR 20,000 with trophy and certificates.
The losing semi-finalists Tampung and Ndunglwa also received INR 3000 each.
In the individual awards, Pauleuhingbe of Deukwaram was awarded the ‘player of the tournament’, Idalia Samding of Azailong won the best setter award and Namdorai of Azailong was adjudged as the best spiker. All the individual award winners also received INR 1000 each.
The special guest Namgong handed over the prizes to the winners.
The programme was hosted by Paubamleube and Suiyingaule; special number by youth department, Old Jalukie Baptist Church; vote of thanks was proposed by secretary tournament board, Habe Kenn and benediction by deacon Old Jalukie Baptist Church, Heudabe Mpom.