Seiyhama Chapter: NAYSA-D 1st Presidential Trophy 2024

Roko Angami and NAYSA-D officials with the players of Seiyhama and Nachama on June 8 at Seiyhama. (Morung Photo)

Roko Angami and NAYSA-D officials with the players of Seiyhama and Nachama on June 8 at Seiyhama. (Morung Photo)

Our Correspondent
Kohima | June 8

The Seiyhama chapter of the 1st Presidential Trophy 2024 of the Norhern Angami Youth & Sports Association (NAYSA) Group-D took place today at Seiyhama Local Ground in Kohima district.

12 villages under NAYSA-D are vying for this 1st Presidential Trophy 2024 in the field of football (Men) and volleyball (Women).
Gracing the Seiyhama chapter as the special guest, Roko Angami, president Nagaland Football Coaches Association and former international football player, maintained that Sports has the power to change the world and unite the people.

He commended NAYSA-D under the presidentship of Neikeso Zumu for initiating the 1st Presidential Trophy to promote sports, unity and peace in the society.

Sports, he said, is no longer a time pass activity and called upon the youngsters to take up sports with seriousness.

Roko told the youngsters to be determined and prioritize the sports discipline “if you want to be a good player and want to reach the desired level.”

There are no shortcuts in sport, he said adding that there is no room for recommendation and favouritism in sports.

Further, he told the youngsters to stay humble, tolerant and maintain self discipline to succeed in life.  

There is no boundary in sports. You can play around the world, he said and encouraged the youngsters to strive for excellence.

Earlier, the programme was chaired by NAYSA- D assistant general secretary Keduokhrielie Metha while welcome address was delivered by Seiyhama village council chairman Lhoulalie Zumu.

Vote of thanks was proposed by NAYSA-D treasurer Ketouneizo Sanchu.

SEIYHAMA CHAPTER 
RESULTS
Football (Men)
Seiyhama defeated Nachama- 10- 1
Tuophema defeated Tsiemekhuma 4- 2
Chiechama defeated Botsa 6-3

Volleyball (Women)
Botsa defeated Chiechama
Seiyhama defeated Nachama