KGSA to organise football and volleyball tourney
Dimapur, Oct. 5 (EMN): The 11-U Kukami Trophy (men’s football), 1-U Vizheto Chophi Memorial Trophy (men’s volleyball) and 11-U Lhosheli Neho Memorial Trophy (women’s volleyball) organised by the Kuhuboto Ghakhu Sports Association (KGSA) will commence at Lotovi village from October 29.
The KGSA president in an update on Saturday informed that for the first time, the association is also introducing indigenous games in order to promote and showcase the rich culture and identity of the Nagas and to make the younger generation carry forward the rich culture of the forefathers.
He said that the motive behind in organising the trophy was to provide platform to the youngsters to exhibit their talents. Through this event, the area has produced so many players in national and international levels, he said.
Altogether, 24 villages under Kuhuboto area will be participating in the trophy.
For football (men) 12 teams have confirmed participation, 12 teams for men’s volleyball and 10 teams for women’s volleyball.
The opening ceremony will be attended by advisor, Sericulture, Excise and Minority Affairs, Zhaleo Rio as special guest while the closing ceremony will be attended by Dimapur District GBs Association president, Khehovi Chophi.
The finals will be held on November 2.