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ACYA sports meet conclude

ACYA sports

Kohima, October 23: The 3-day Angami Catholic Youth Association (ACYA) sports meet concluded today at Loyola Higher Secondary School Jakhama.
The final day of the meet began with a Walkathon where hundreds of participants walked for about 6KM from the school to Bee farm at Mima.
Along the way, the youth sang hymnals, prayed and also cleaned the roadsides. Convenor of the ACYA sports committed, Kevitsu Peter Yhome informed that the walk was held to glorify God through a walk, thanking the Almighty for the good health and blessings.
On reaching Mima, Director of St. Joseph’s Mens hostel, Fr. George Rino celebrated the Holy Eucharist.
Delivering the homily, Rino urged the youth to spread the good news of the Lord. He said that as believers, one needs to live their life in faith with God.
The sporting event came to a close with the prize distribution ceremony graced by Fr. Vemedo Joseph. He briefly exhorted the youth to live and profess the Catholic faith at all times.
During the 2022 edition of the ACYA sports, Southern ACYA and Western ACYA emerged as champions and runners up respectively in volleyball for both men and women categories. As for men’s futsal, Chakhroma ACYA emerged as champions while Southern ACYA secured the runner up position. In the women’s penalty shootout, Northern ACYA emerged as champions while Western ACYA secured the runners up position.
In the choir competition, Western ACYA emerged as the champions while Kohima Town ACYA secured the runner up position.
As for the mad Olympics, Northern ACYA were adjusted as the champions while Western ACYA secured the runner up position. Kohima Town ACYA emerged champions in Treasure Hunt followed by Western ACYA.
(Page News Service)

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