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WASA 53rd wrestling meet

Dimapur, Jan 11 (NPN)
Published on 11 Jan. 2016 11:07 PM IST
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The 53rd wrestling meet of Western Angami Sports Association (WASA) is scheduled to be held on January 22 and 23 at Khuochiezie (Kohima Local Ground).
A total of 60 wrestlers from the villagers under Western Angami region will compete in Naga Wrestling. The two-day wrestling event will also witness junior category wrestling for under-14 wrestlers and free style wrestling for both seniors (Men & women) and cadets (Boys & girls).
The inaugural ceremony would be graced by Kiyanilie Peseyie, Minister for Social Welfare & Parliamentary Affairs, while Rovilato Mor, Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, will be the guest of honour for the closing function.
The prize sponsors for Naga wrestling are Er. Vikedosie Kehie, Chief Engineer (NH), PWD, Nagaland (1st Position), Mego Nagi, Class-1 Contractor (2nd Position) and Peteroko Meyase, Deputy Director of Sports, Nagaland University, Meriema Campus, Kohima (3rd Position).
The prize sponsors for free style wrestling are Melie Nakhro, Class-1 Contractor and Khrielievi Chüsi, advisor, Angami Youth Organisation, while the tracksuits for the selected WASA wrestlers for the forthcoming Angami Sports Association wrestling meet will be sponsored by Mhiesirielie Sirie, senior wrestler, WASA and Dr. Rokoliebi Khate, senior specialist, District Hospital, Phek.
The jury board members for the two-day event are Neivikuolie Khatsü, Jakedovo Chase, Keviselhou Peseyie and Satuo Sechü, while the NWA deputed referees for the wrestling meet are Neingulie Nagi, Vekhriyi Chüzho and Kikhwesül Thokhwe.
The field judges are Megosezo Khate, Khovi Punyü, Zapusazo Sirie, Mhiesilhoukho Kitshü, Visakuolie Rhatsu, Zhabu Mor, Rokokhotso Rino and Vikosalie Peseyie, while the time keepers are Menuolie Sirie, Neikeselie Punyü, Neingusalie Gwerie and Keneicakho Kuotsu.
The recorders are Neitsülie Khawakhrie, Visede Meyase, Rokotolie Nakhro and Bikho Zhünyü, while the announcers are Luovilie Vakha and Neidilhoutuo Sechü.
The runners are Kevicalie Senotsu, Pezalhousie Medoze, Rokolhoulie Seyietsu and Neisietso Rino, while Dr. Kethoselie Peseyie, medical officer, Primary Health Centre, Sechü Zubza, will take charge for the first aid.
Meanwhile, WASA officials have informed that a meeting would be held on January 21 at Khuochiezie comprising the referees, field judges, unit presidents, managers, coaches and other tournament officials at 4 pm.
The respective units are asked to come prepared with 12 wrestlers and 3 reserves, two flags and an entry fee of Rs. 7,000 each.
The units are also informed to come prepared with four junior wrestlers along with their birth certificates. The measurement for free style will be done at the venue right after the completion of Naga style wre stling.
The villages which falls under Western Angami region are Jotsoma, Khonoma, Dzüleke, Mezoma, Mezo Basa, Sechüma, Sechü Zubza, Kiruphema (Peducha), Mengujuma and Thekrejuma.

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