INDIAN ARMY CONDUCTS SPORTS TOURNAMENT IN NAGALAND
Sunday, 11 Feb 2024
Indian Army organized a two-day sports tournament on 09 and 10 February 2024 at Zakhama, Kohima District, in coordination with Southern Angami Sports Association, under Operation Sadbhavna. The competition was open for participation for men and women for the Volleyball, whereas for Football the event was organized for men. A total of 11 teams participated in each category.
The tournament was inaugurated by Dr. Tseilhoutuo, Hon’ble MLA 9th Kohima Town constituency in presence of Dr. Neiketou Kiso, Former President, Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO), youth organisations, student unions, village authorities and CSOs leaders of Southern Angami.
The young and vibrant men and women showcased outstanding sportsmanship during the tournament which received tremendous response from the locals.
The keenly contested finals of the men’s football was won by Youth Orgnisation Kidima club. In Volleyball, Youth Orgnisation Kigwema club won in men’s category and in women’s category Youth Orgnisation Kidima club was the winner. The teams were felicitated by the Chief Guest with medals and trophies.
The tournament concluded with dignitaries expressing gratitude towards the Indian Army for sponsoring the tournament and promoting sports amongst the youth to promote culture of sports among the youth.