13th Open Naga Wrestling C’ship from today

NWA officials and others after inspecting the final preparation for 13th Open Naga Wrestling Championship 2021 on April 8. (Morung Photo)
NWA officials and others after inspecting the final preparation for 13th Open Naga Wrestling Championship 2021 on April 8. (Morung Photo)

Our Correspondent
Kohima | April 8 

The stage is all set for the 13th Open Naga Wrestling Championship 2021 under the aegis of Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) on April 9 at Khuochiezie (Kohima Local Ground).

86 wrestlers have confirmed their participation, informed NWA President, Dr. Hiabe Zeliang while addressing a press conference here this evening.

Out of this, 25 wrestlers have registered for the Above 85 kg category and 61 have registered for the 80 kg and below category.

The inaugural function will start from 9:00 am onwards.

Nagaland Youth Resources & Sports Advisor, Er Zale Neikha and Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue & Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Neiba Kronu will grace the occasion as inaugural guest and special guest respectively.

Meanwhile, owing to technical reasons, arrangement for Pay Per View (PPV) will now be taken care of by Ramietech Solutions. To access the live stream, visit www.nagawrestling.org. For this facility, one has to register as a member. Once registered from the member dashboard, payment link is provided.

Meanwhile, as per government directives, NWA has requested all concerned to observe the laid down SOPs for the safety of one and all. NWA Advisor, Neivikuolie Khatsu said that all precautionary measures will be taken in consultation with the District Task Force, Kohima. He said that face masks and sanitizers will also be provided.

The NWA has also requested wrestling lovers to be mindful of car parking to minimize the traffic jam.

It asked spectators from town area not to bring their cars and spare the space for those coming from outside Kohima.

Entry tickets are priced as follows: Patron- Rs. 10,000; Donor- Rs. 2000; Chair- Rs. 500 & Rs 300.