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5th women’s basketball tourney begins

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Kohima, October 19: The 3-day long 5th edition of Women’s Basketball Tournament organized by Vision Trinity Club (VTC) commenced today with seven teams from Nagaland and Meghalaya vying for the title at Loyola Higher Secondary School, Jakhama, Kohima district.
The teams include All Blacks, TMB, Loyola HSS, Aces, Japfu Christian College and Touchline Basketball Academy, Shillong.
Today and tomorrow are league rounds while the knock-out and final match of the tourney will be held on Saturday.
Addressing the players as the inaugural guest, Proprietor & Principal of Hope Academy Dimapur, Sashila Ozukum said the event epitomizes the very essence of women’s empowerment, sportsmanship, and community involvement.
The tournament serves as a crucial platform for women to showcase their prowess in the realm of sports, she said. She also encouraged all the participants, not only to give their best on the court but also in life.
Earlier, Project Director of Task Forces for Music and Arts, Dr Hovithal Sothu unveiled the new trophy of the championship. (Page News Service)

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