DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 6: Phüsachodü, Rukizu, Thenyizu and Thipuzu team won their respective quarterfinal matches to enter the men’s football semi-final round on the sixth day of the ongoing 50th golden jubilee of Chokri Area Games and Sports Association (CAGSA) here at Phüsachodü village under Phek district on Saturday.
Three-time champions K Basa suffered an unexpected 2-1 defeat at the hands of Thipuzu.
Nusezo Kezo’s hat-trick sent Thenyizu team to the semi-finals. In the first quarter final match, the team outclassed Kikruma by 4-0. Kezo scored in the 20th, 30th and 57th minutes, and Huvoto Nakro added the fourth goal to finish the game in favour of Thenyizu.
Host team Phüsachodü continued their good run thrashing Chetheba by 3-0. They are yet to concede a goal, playing three matches and scoring 13 goals.
Rukizu got the better of K Bawe during a penalty shootout, and entered the semi-finals. In a thrilling encounter, six goals were scored with both teams scoring three each. However, the match was decided by a tie breaker and ended in favour of Rukizu 4-2.
Rikuzu will play against Phüsachodü, while Thenyizu clash against Thipuzu to make it through to the final round of the football trophy.
In women’s basketball semi-finals, Kikruma defeated Thenyizu 16-15 points to enter the finals. Chetheba overcame defending champions Phüsachodü by 26-17 points. With this win, Chetheba will play against Kikruma in the women’s basketball final.
In men’s basketball, Chetheba book the final berth by defeating Thipuzu 50-26 points. Chetheba will play against the winner of Thenyizu and Rukizu match.
In men’s archery, Muzikho Tetseo (Thipüzü) took the first position, while Ruyonu Theluo (Phüsachodü) and Kukhruveto Khamo (Thipüzü) came second and third respectively.
In women’s category, Lotsülü Sazo (Phusachodu) took the first position, followed by Tsülü Thira (Kikrüma) and Vekhosülü Thingo (Thipüzü) in second and third respectively.
In arm wrestling (men), Venuzo Dawhuo (Thinyizu) got the first place, with Vezhopo Chuzho (Phüsachodü) and Veniezo Cümu (Phüsachodü) came in second and third.
In arm wrestling (women), Kuvelulu Keyho (K Basa) overpowered Vesusalu Vero ( Phusachodu) to take the gold. The bronze medal was bagged by Shovelu Thelu-o (Phüsachodü).
(Page News Service)