Friday, December 2, 2022

Riphyim wins Tokhü women volleyball

Riphyim won the 1st Tokhü Women Volleyball Running Tourney by defeating Old Ralan village in the final played at MDSC State Stadium here on Saturday.
The tournament was organized by Lotha Youth Organization (LYOD) under the theme, “Gender equality in sports”.
The closing ceremony was graced by Lotha Eloe Ekhung Dimapur (LEED) chairperson Thechano M Kikon as special guest.
In her speech, the special guest lauded LYOD for organizing an event for women. She said earlier, there has been no significant push to promote sports for women in the state but many organizations have now started taking the initiative. For which she encouraged the women folk in the state to grab this opportunity to move forward. Eight teams took part in the tournament.
Earlier, a brief programme was chaired by Vochanpeni Jungi and began with an invocation by BLLBC women leader Nzanbeni Patton. Special number by Chanchithung Humtsoe and Temchobeni Mozhui were the highlight of the closing ceremony.

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