Nagaland: 59th TASA sports meet concludes
Dimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): The 59th meet of Tizü Area Sports’ Association (TASA) concluded on Saturday at Tizü Area Sports Complex, Khuza village.
The nine teams were Khuza, Tehephu, Kutsapo, Sohomi, Süthotsu,Kizari, Khutsokhuno, Chepoketa and Mutsale. The six-day event, which began on January 9, was hosted by Khuza village with the teams competing for prize money worth INR 9,00,500 (Nine lakh five hundred).
In men’s football, defending champ Khutsokhuno Sports Association emerged as the champion after defeating Kutsapo Sports Association and walked away with INR 3 lakh including trophy while the runner-up received a cash prize of INR 1.5 lakh.
The best discipline award was won by Mutsale Sports Association.
The final men’s football match of the tournament was attended by K Shevotso Rhakho , Village Council Chairman, Kutsapo as the match patron.
In the closing ceremony, the programme began with an invocation by Thüyephuyi Lohe, Pastor ,Khuza Town Baptist Church; and TASA Vice President, Ludoveyi Vero chaired the function; a special number was presented by Thujosulu Tetseo while vote of thanks was proposed by Vechivo Rhakho, Finance secy.
Outgoing president, Chisato Vero also informed that the selected players will be representing TASA in the upcoming PDSA meet at Chozuba village.
The new team of TASA for the tenure 2023-25 will be headed by Ludoveyi Vero as president and Divito Vese as general secretary.
Athletics individual champion (men) – Ato Rhakho (Tehephu)
Athletics individual champion (women) – Sulu Lohe (Kutsapo)
Golden boot (men)
1. Vetu Tetseo (Chepoketa)
2. Vekutho Rhakho (Tehephu)
3. Vevozo Rhakho (Khuza)
Golden boot (women) – Kuvelu medeo (Khuza)
Golden glove (men)-Huvevoto Lohe (Kutsapo); (women) – Nuvetolu lohe (Mutsale)
Golden ball (men)-Vepasa chizo (Khutsokhuno); (women) – Kuzutalu Khesoh (Kutsapo)
Most valuable player (men’s basketball)-Zholhuta Khesoh (Tehephu); (women’s basketball)- Vekrelu Vero (chepoketa)
Most valuable player (men’s volleyball)-Nukusa Rhakho ( Khutsokhuno); (women volleyball)- Vevolu Rhakho (Kutsapo)
Champion – Kutsapo
Runner up- Mutsale
Runner up- Khutsokhuno
Runner up- Khuza
Champion – Tehephu
Runner up -Khutsokhuno
Runner up- Kutsapo