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CAGSA meet: Chetheba, Rukizu enter men’s basketball semis

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DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 4: Chetheba town and Rikizu team have booked their semi-final berths after winning their respective men’s basketball matches on the fourth day of the ongoing 50th golden jubilee of Chokri Area Games and Sports Association (CAGSA) here at Phüsachodü village in Phek district on Thursday.


In the first quarter-final match, Chetheba team outclassed North Kikruma 49-27 points to book their berth. They will now play against Thipuzu.
Rukizu overcome Kikruma by 49-35 points in the second quarter-final match. They will take on Thenyizu.
In men’s volleyball, 7-time champions Thenyizu village kick started their campaign winning both their matches to mark their entry to the next round. They defeated Kikruma by 25-11, 25-15 and Thipuzu by 25-14, 25-15.
Host village Phüsachodü, Chesezu, Chetheba, North Kikruma also won their first league matches on the fourth day.
Host team Phüsachodü (men) continued their good form in football by thrashing Chikri Nasa 7-0. Zhoveto Chuzho and Dzüthotsoyi Medeo struck twice each, while Nuvoto Theluo, Vevochuyi Puyo-o, Kuluveyi Curhah scored a goal each for Phüsachodü team. With back-to-back win, Phüsachodü topped the group B table and secured their entry into quarter-final.
In women’s football matches, Shodulü Swiho scored the first hat-trick of the sports meet helping Thenyizu village thump Chikri Nasa 6-0. Swiho scored four goals, while Khrukhosalu stuck twice for Thenyizu to register an empathetic win over Nasa.
Chesezu women team set up a quarter-final clash with Khulazu Bawe by winning against Chetheba 2-0. The goals came through the boots of Vesetalu Swuro and Nusatalu during the match.
Neisuzolu Theluo’s lone goal for host team Phüsachodü secured a win. They overcame Rukizu team by a solitary goal in the encounter. While Thipuzu beat North Kikruma 1-0, they will now play either Kikruma or Khulazu Basa in the quarter-final round.
On Friday, the first match will be played between Kikruma against K Basa in women’s football, in volleyball (men) Chetheba will play their second match against Chikri Nasa, while in women’s basketball, Chesezu team will take on Rukizu.
(Page News Service)

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