PDSA 30th meet to be held at Lehori

Phek, January 24 (MExN): The Phek District Sports Association (PDSA) 30th Meet is all set to be held from January 31 to February 9, 2011 at Lephori village under the motto: “Stronger, Faster, Higher.” The tourney will be hosted by Kamaleah Area Sports Association for the first time since the inception of PDSA. As per PDSA official sources, the arrival date is fixed on January 31 where inaugural function will be held on February 1, 2011 from10.00 am.  Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Law & Justice, government of Nagaland, Yitachu and Chief Engineer, PWD (R&B) Nagaland, Er. Dikhrolo Mero will grace the 30th Meet as the chief guest and guest of honor respectively, while Minister for Health & Family Welfare, government of Nagaland, Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu will be the chief patron of the tourney. Hukhonieyi Soho, PET GHS, Phek Village will be the tourney Field Marshal while Huvesu Puro, PET, GMS, Sohomi will be the chief referee. District Sports Officer (DSO) Phek was assigned as the Supervisor and Huveta Hoshi, Retd. PET will be the coordinator.
According to the PDSA President, Kedochu Koza, as part of motivating the sportspersons, the 30th Meet was designed with following six International players to be the tourney torch bearer viz; Chekrovolu Swuro-Archery International Player, Vemugou Hoshi-National Gold medalist and Asian Bronze medalist and also two times international competitors, Puchochiyi-Wuxu International Player, Nutolu-Sepaktakraw International Player, Pungotolu- Sepaktakraw International Player and Velukho Rahakho-International Footballer and also the last Academic Sport’s Person.
The 11 days long tourney highlights includes, seven track events for both men and women, six field events for men and five filed events for women under athletic section and under games section football, volleyball and basket ball for both men and women and election of the new PDSA team for the tenure 2011-2013. For the first time in PDSA history, there will be Open Arm Wrestling competition for both men and women where each area is directed to send two participants (both men & women) and submit the same to the sports secretary Surhonieyi Soho for the said competition.  There will be an election of office bearers on February 8, where it stated that election manual shall be issued only after the clearance of an entry fee. All teams are further directed to come with their team chaplain failing which it shall be barred for participating in the 30th Meet. All the entrusted persons are asked to report one day ahead of the contingents’ arrival.