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Poumai student union sports meet concludes

By EMN Updated: Aug 16, 2017 10:58 pm

Kohima, August 16 (EMN): A two-day sports meet-cum-annual get together in commemoration of 71st Naga Independence Day of Poumai Naga Students’ Union Kohima (PNTMK) under the theme “together we grow” concluded on August 15 at Seikhazou ground D. Khel Kohima.

Advisor PNUK P.H. Shesou graced the valedictory programme as the chief guest; present PNUK Ng. Siilunii exhorted the gathering, vote of thanks was proposed by Joseph general secretary PNUK while the chief guest de-hoisted the sports meet flag.  

In men’s football, Poumai Catholic youth emerged as champion after defeating Soudamai club by a solitary goal in the final match. Catholic A beat Catholic B in women’s volleyball, in men’s volley ball Chuva Soumai Club beat Soudamai Club in the final.  Catholic youth emerged as champion in basketball by defeating Baptist youth.

In football exhibition matches, Poumai women union Kohima beat Poumai students’ union Kohima by 1-0 and for men’s football Poumai students’ union Kohima beat Poumai Naga Union Kohima by 3-2 and Catholic Church leaders beat Baptist church leaders by 2-1.

Earlier senior advocate Gauhati High Court Kohima bench Ashipri Zho graced the inaugural session on August 14 as the chief guest. In his address as the chief guest urged the Poumai society to be truthful and faithful like our forefathers. He encouraged the young generations to emulate the nature of Tenyimi people by being possessing the strong moral conduct, observes strictly taboos and the sense of sensitivity followed by the forefathers. He advised the gathering to stick to their profession sincerely and consistently to enjoy the fruit from it.

Advisor Poumai Naga Union Kohima (PNUK) C.D. Jongeo John in his address urged the gathering to shed the petty differences on the denominational issue and live together peacefully as one family. He further appreciated the effort of students’ union for organizing such event where it brought together from different walks of life.

By EMN Updated: Aug 16, 2017 10:58:16 pm