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Shangngan Chopsa Youth wins 1st Open Night Volleyball tourney

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By EMN Updated: Feb 08, 2021 7:27 pm
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The champions Chopsa Youth along with the organisers of the tournament Naoshelim and others at Lapa Lampong, Tizit in Mon district.

Dimapur, Feb. 8 (EMN): Shangngan Chopsa Youth from Arunachal Pradesh defeated Tizit Headquarters in the final match to emerge as champions of the 1st Open Night Volleyball Tournament at Lapa Lampong, Tizit, in Mon district, which concluded on February 4.

The four-day long tournament was organised by Naoshelim under the theme ‘One Life One Chance Avoid Drugs’ .

The champions received INR 20,000, while the runner- up Tizit Hq. Wo INR 10,000. Individual prizes were sponsored by Airtel Mon; best lifter was awarded to Nokshen of Lampong Brothers and best spiker was awarded to Joakpha of Tizit Hq.

A total of 14 teams took part in the competition.

During the closing ceremony, panel lawyer (Mon District Legal Services Authority) K Topha graced the occasion as the special guest.

In his address K Topha encouraged the youths to continue using their gifts of sportsmanship and also urged the participants to stand against drugs and substance abuse.

Meanwhile, an awareness program on drugs and substance abuse was conducted by Dr. Methna, medical officer, PHC Tizit.

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By EMN Updated: Feb 08, 2021 7:27:42 pm