Sports

  • Excel United move to semi finals
    Kohima | October 22 : Excel United today entered the semi finals after overpowering Life Sports FC in the quarter finals of the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011 here at the Kohima Local Ground.Chumbenthung Kikon opened the account for Excel United in the 37th minute and the team took the lead 1-0 till the first half.Akang of Life Sports FC converted the spot kick into goal in the 64th minute and the match witnessed 1-1 draw.Kethozapu inked a winning goal for Excel United i
  • Zonipang edge pass Kichutip for semi-final berth
    Kichutip SA players (in red) rush in for the ball as Zonipang forwards volley a pass into Kichutip’s D-box during their quarter-final outing at the ongoing XVII MDFA Trophy 2011, as spectators from jam-packed galleries of the Imkongmeren Sports Complex look on, Mokokchung, October 21 (Morung Photo).  Mokokchung | October 21 : In a breathtakingly exciting match played between Zonipang SA and Kichutip SA at the ongoing XVII MDFA Trophy 2011, the boys from Longkhum edged past K
  • DDTTA informs
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 21 (MExN): The Dimapur District Table Tennis Association (DDTTA) has convened a general body meeting on October 24 (Monday) at 3:00 pm at the conference hall of NIIT Dimapur Centre. A press release from the association stated that the meeting has been called to discus matters relating to the forthcoming Inter-District cum Nagaland Open Table Tennis Tournament. “There would also be election of members to the vacant posts of the Executive Body. All officials and ex
  • Profile of Top 21 Contestants of Naga Orpheus Hunt 2011…
    NAME: Sungtinaro Zarina Longchar (contestant no. 05)AGE: 28aLOCATION: DimapurQUALIFICATION: PUPROFESSION: Self EmployedMUSICAL BACKGROUND : Performed at Hornbill 2000, staged a concert in 1999, performed at Miss Kohima 2009HOBBIES: Singing and CookingMOST INSPIRING ARTIST: Gwen Stefani and Amy Mac DonaldFAVORITE GENRE OF MUSIC: Classic rock, pop and countryNAME: Arenla Imchen (Contestant no.06)AGE: 19LOCATION: DimapurQUALIFICATION: B.A Ist year, Pranabananda Women’s CollegePROFES
  • Kevi, Aben take Saku’s MC to semi finals
    Our CorrespondentKohima | October 21Saku’s Mission College, Dimapur today downed St. Joseph College, Jakhama 2-0 and moved into the semi finals of the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011 here at the Kohima Local Ground.Kevi opened the account for Saku’s Mission College, Dimapur in the 27th minute and Aben added another goal for the team in the 37th minute.With this, Saku’s Mission College, Dimapur will meet the winner of 2nd quarter finals - Life Sports FC o
  • Defending champions Fusion thrash Ozzys 6-0
    Action from the MDFA Trophy 2011 first quarter-final match played between Fusion SA and Ozzys Mokokchung.(Photo courtesy Sashi Jamir) Mokokchung | October 20 : The first Quarter-final match of the XVII MDFA Trophy 2011 was played between Fusion SC and Ozzys Mokokchung at Imkongmeren Sports Complex.  Defending champions Fusion handed a thumping defeat to the Ozzys as the score-line stood at 6 goals to nil at the end of the match. Fusion dominated the game from the word go with
  • Annual Sports Meet of Balijan School Underway
    Dimapur, October 20 (MExN): Balijan Hindi English School under Bokajan Sub- division, Karbi Anglong (Assam) began its annual sports meet under the motto “let’s bring Laurels under team spirit discipline and leadership” on October 20 in its school playground. The event was Kicked off when Asst. Teacher Mr. Rama Shankar Pandey unfurl the flag and addressing key note to the students.He said to the students “game and sports is playing a vital role in the modern worl
  • 9th Lt. Imlitemjen memorial open TT tournament underway
    Mokokchung, October 20 (DIPR): The 9th Late Imlitemjen Memorial Open Table Tennis Tournament organized by Mokokchung District Table Tennis Association. (MDTTA) got underway on October 20 at the Badminton Stadium, Mokokchung. Gracing the inaugural function as the Chief Guest, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Mokokchung Dr. S. S. Akaba in his address maintained that Asian Countries like China, Korea and Japan dominated the world of table tennis and in this regard he felt that Nagas have simi
  • Lamkang SU, Tangkhul SU, Excel United for quarter finals
    Kohima  | October 20 : The Lamkang Students’ Union, Tangkhul Students’ Union and Excel United today registered win in their respective pre-quarters match and qualified for quarter finals of the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011 here at the Kohima Local Ground.Lamkang Students’ Union defeated Pholami Youth Organization, Phek 3-2 in the first match of the day. Beduta Getsa opened the account for Pholami Youth Organization, Phek in the 28th minutes and t
  • MDFA enter crucial, knockout stage
    Players of Rising Star SC (Yellow) and Marepkong YA vie for the ball during their group stages outing on October 19. The last league match of the tournament went in favour of Marepkong as they won the match by a goal to nil. (Photo courtesy Sashi Jamir) Mokokchung | October 19 : The last match of the group stages of the 17th Mokokchung District Football Association (MDFA) Trophy 2011 was played today between Rising Star Sporting Club and Marepkong Youth Association. Nokyim (Jersey
  • 12Th Nsf Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011
    Kohima | October 19: The Kohima Science College, 13th Assam Rifles and Life Sports FC today entered the quarter finals of the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011 here at the Kohima Local Ground. Chumlanthung contributed a goal for Kohima Science College in the 33rd minute, thereby registering win over its rival Genius XI, Khulazu Basa 1-0 in the first match of the day.Kohima Science College, 13th AR, Life Sports FC enters quarter finals In the second match of the day, 13th As
  • KDFRA declare results
    Kohima, October 19 (MExN): The result of Class III Football Referee examination conducted by Kohima District Football Referee Association (KDFRA) from September 29 to October 1 have been announced. A press release from the KDFRA President  Neingusalie  Medom  informed that the names who have cleared/ passed  the Cooper Test  and  Viva voice  in order of merit  are  Medozevi Punyu, Khrieneisa Usou, Neipukhrielie  Chuse, Wekute Kapfo, Vis
  • Medziphema football tourney underway
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 19 (MExN): Medziphema Area Football Tournament 2011 kicked off on Wednesday, October 19 at Medziphema Town local ground. Organized by Medziphema Town Youth Organisation under the theme – Unity through Sports, the inaugural was graced Zhaleo Rio, Secretary, PHED & Fisheries as the chief guest. Ten teams, pooled into two groups, are in the fray for a total cash purse of Rs. 49, 000. The teams are – (Pool A) Kukidolong, Khanakhurü, Tsiepama, Medziphem
  • GHSS Tuensang sports meet underway
    Camp Commandant HQ Nagaland Range North Assam Rifles Dy. Commandant, Shyamal Pual taking salute from the students during the GHSS Tuensang annual sports meet on October 19. (DIPR Photo) Tuensang, October 19 (DIPR): Three day Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Tuensang annual sports meet got underway on October 19 at parade ground, Tuensang. The opening ceremony was graced by Camp Commandant HQ. Nagaland Range North Assam Rifles Dy. Commandant, Shyamal Pual as the Chief G
  • Christina Memorial Higher Secondary School 14th Annual sport meet
    Christina Memorial Higher Secondary School, 2 ½ Mile Dimapur 14th Annual sports meet was conducted from October 1 to 4 with which was graced by Kitoli Naze, District Education Officer, Dimapur. The School also celebrated annual parents’ day on September 30 while this year in the month of June, 32 students along with 6 teachers visited places in Gangtok, Darjeeling and other places.
  • XVII MDFA Trophy
    Seen in action are the players of OCYA (A) (Black& Yellow Stripe) and Ozzys Mokokchung (Green & Yellow) at the ongoing XVII MDFA tournament at Mokokchung on Tuesday, 18 October, 2011. The match ended with a draw (1-1). (Photo: Imnaonen Pongener)Tomorrow's Match (2pm onward)Y/A Marepkong vs Rising Star S/C
  • St. Joseph’s, Saku’s Mission move to quarter finals, New Market enters pre-quarter
    Kohima | October 18 : The St. Joseph’s College Jakhama and Saku’s Mission College Dimapur today found the quarter finals berth while New Market XI moved into pre-quarter finals after winning their respective matches in the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011 here at the Kohima Local Ground.St. Joseph’s College Jakhama defeated Tsiekedi SC 4-0 in the Ist pre-quarter finals of the tournament. Chanku Konyak opened the account for St. Joseph’s College Jakh
  • New Basketball court inaugurated
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 18 (MExN): A Basketball court constructed by Women Union of (PWD) Landmark Colony, Dimapur at Children Park, Landmark Colony was inaugurated this afternoon by Lepshi Ao, DMC Advisor in-charge of Sanitation Branch, DMC, as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Lepshi lauded the women union of the colony for having constructed the facility for the youth to hone their talent. He said the court has been made with a vision. He believed that many talented and disciplined yo
  • National Lily Cup kicks-off in Ukhrul
    Ukhrul/Hunphun | October 17: The enchanting Shirui Lily Cup National Level Football Tournament commenced today with much fanfare, lore and romance coming alive with much gusto reminding of the olden golden era, though neglect has taken its toll in the last decades. Associated with lore and romance, the soccer fever came alive with 10 teams participating from the North-east vying for the coveted crown of the 28th edition of Shirui Lily Cup at the national level with much applaud and ent
  • KSCU, LF B, KSC win; pre-quarters match from today
    Kohima | October 17 : The Khuzama Students’ Care Union, Life Sports B and Kohima Science College today confirmed its ticket for the pre-quarters of the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2011 after registering win in their respective matches at the Kohima Local Ground.Khuzama SCU defeated Zephyr Akuk XI, Wokha 3-1 in the first match of the day. Novito and Vituto netted a goal each for Khuzama SCU in the 5th and 22nd minute respectively and the team enthused with the