Venuzo Dawhuo and other top three wrestlers along with Chotisiih Sazo, Vivolie Kezo and CAWA officials on Friday.
Kohima | January 12
Defending champion Venuzo Dawhuo from Thenyizu village retained the championship title of Chokri Area Wrestling Association (CAWA) held at Khulazu Basa village under Phek district on Friday.
The 21-year-old Dawhuo remained undefeated throughout the rounds and clinched the title overpowering Pfusato Tetseo of Khulazu Bawe village in both the bouts of the final match of the 27th CAWA Meet.
Dawhuo walked home with cash prize of Rs. 70,000 sponsored by CAWA, while Tetseo received Rs 60,000 sponsored by Er. Mhaseto Nakro, Principal, Polytechnic College Atoizu.
Besiihveto Ciimu who claimed third took Rs. 50, 000 sponsored by Ciekrotso Chiizho, class -1 contractor while Pusiihii Kezo who was fourth received Rs. 40,000 sponsored by Zhovehii Kezo, Secretary, VDB Khulazu Basa.
Earlier, gracing the meet as the chief guest, Dr. Chotisiih Sazo, Adviser Social Welfare, Government of Nagaland called upon the wrestlers to maintain fitness and discipline.
Vivolie Kezo, class-1 contractor graced the event as the guest of honour.
Altogether, 27 wrestlers from the Chokri area participated in the wrestling meet. Top 12 wrestlers namely Venuzo Dawhuo (Thenyizu), Pfusato Tetseo (Khulazu Bawe), Besuhveto Ciimu (Phusachodu), Pusiihii Kezo (Thenyizu), Khruzoto Tetseo (Khulazu Basa), Mudotso Thira (North Kikruma), Sezokho Ringa (Chesezu), Vetuzo Dawhuo (Thenyizu), Cuto Medeo (Khulazu Bawe), Melevo Rose (Thipuzu), Thepukhoyi Swuro (Chetheba), Vecuto Rose (Phusachodu) will represent the CAWA for the upcoming Chakhesang Wrestling Association wrestling.