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Kohima Press Club holds annual sports meet

By Menuse-O Max Khieya Updated: Oct 25, 2021 12:47 am
Members of Kohima Press Club at the Heritage in Kohima on Oct. 23. (EM Images)

Our Correspondent
Kohima, Oct. 24 (EMN):
Kohima Press Club (KPC), the oldest press club in Nagaland organised its annual sports day at the state indoor stadium and TT stadium in Kohima on Oct. 23.

Disciplines such as badminton, table tennis and arm wrestling for both men and women were organised during the one-day sporting event.

Medo-u Dzeyie from Capi emerged as the champion after defeating Apisu Keditsu from NM Cable in the badminton men’s singles, while Medolenuo Ambrocia (EastMojo) defeated Emilo Konyak in women’s singles.

Apisu Keditsu and Max Menuseo Khieya of Eastern Mirror won the badminton men’s doubles after defeating Zhovezo Resu, a freelance journalist and Jembu Sangma from KAT Cable, while Esuihangle Liegise from DIPR and Alice Yhoshü from Hindustan Times defeated Medolenuo Ambrocia and Asonuo from AIR in badminton women’s doubles.

N Khayi of DDK and Alice Yhoshü emerged as champions in badminton mixed doubles after defeating Emilo Konyak of Nagaland Post and Narayan Bahadur from PTI.

In the men’s table tennis (singles), N Khayi defeated Apisu Keditsu followed by Esui Liegise from DIPR winning over Loreni Pfozhe in women’s singles, while N Khayi and Alice Yhoshü defeated Narayan Bahadur and Esuihangle Liegise in the mixed doubles table tennis.

In the men’s arm wrestling, Medo-u Dzeyie beat his colleague Ketouvilie Kire (Capi) followed by Loreni Tsanglao Pfozhe of DDK beating Esuihangle Liegise in the women’s category.

Meanwhile, during the closing ceremony, Asa Seyie, Vice President of KPC distributed prizes to the winners at the Heritage near Raj Bhavan in Kohima, wherein Divine Connection, a noted band from Nagaland, and Vito and the Band from Kohima also enlightened the event.

By Menuse-O Max Khieya Updated: Oct 25, 2021 12:47:43 am