Sunday, November 27, 2022

Inter-ward tournament in Mokokchung


The 3rd Mokokchung Inter Ward Football Tournament kicked off at the Imkongmeren Sports Complex here on Wednesday.
Organized by Marepkong Youth Association, 13 wards out of the 18 wards under the Mokokchung municipality are participating in the tournament.
The tournament was inaugurated by NLA speaker Sharingain Longkumer as guest of honour.
In his speech, he called upon the youngsters to maintain discipline not only in sports but also in their daily activities. He acknowledged the efforts of the Marepkong Youth Association for initiating the tournament for the third year.
Sharingain also announced that the state government will soon establish a sports battalion and added that the new astro-turf football ground will be operational within the next 14 months.
He expressed hope that the fourth edition of the Mokokchung Inter ward tournament will be held in the new astro-turf ground.
In the first match, Arkong ward thrashed Kumlong Ward 4-0 and in the second match Dilong and Tongdentsuyong played a 2-2 draw.

Mongsenbai Vs Marekong @ 11am
Penli Vs LijabaLijen
Artang vs Sangtemla
@ 2pm

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