DIMAPUR, JANUARY 18 (MExN): The 4th open football and volley tournament of the Kebai-Khelma area in Peren district commenced at Ikiesingram village on January 18.
Iteigong Kauring, PS to Advisor for Water Resources, Namri Nchang was the special guest for the inaugural event.
The tournament is being organised by the Ikiesingram Village Youth Club and will conclude on January 20. Altogether 38 teams, both men and women, will be vying for the championship.
Speaking on the inaugural function, the special guest exhorted the participating teams on how one should value the spirit of oneness and togetherness stating that one can be more disciplined by being involved in various sports activities.
He said that success is all about hard work and determination and asked the people to be responsible citizens to bring up the young talents by identifying them. Focusing not only on games and sports, he called upon the people of the area to be the beacon in setting exemplary deeds by peacefully co-existing together.