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Christ King Church lifts Koinonia BC Jubilee Trophy

Christ King

Kohima, November 5: Christ King Church today lifted the champion’s title of the Jubilee Trophy organised by Koinonia Baptist Church (KBC) in celebration of its Silver Jubilee at Meriema Village Ground here on the theme “Press towards the goal”.
Playing the final match, Christ King Church Thepfuko Krotho defeated Meriema Baptist Church Thepfuko Krotho by 6-2.
Vilhoubeituo Vincent alone contributed 5 goals and was supported with a goal by Kevizenyü.
Akuoo Ciesitsu and Kekhriengulie Üsou scored a goal each in favour of Meriema BC.
The champions Christ King Church received Rs 1 lakh with trophy and citations, runner up Meriema BC got Rs 70,000 with trophy and citations.
Losing semi finalists Tsiesema Basa BC and Chiechama BC also got Rs 30,000 each.
In tribute to Pioneer missionaries to the Nagas: Dr. Sidney W. Rivenburg & Hattie Rivenburg – Player of the tournament award of Rs 15,000 went to Kekhriengulie Üsou of Meriema BC.
Dr. E. W. Clark: Highest Goal Scorer of the tournament award of Rs 10,000 was shared by Kekhriengulie Üsou of Meriema BC and Ruokuozhazo Keyho of Chedema BC.
C D King Best Defender award of Rs 10,000 went to Kikrukhrietuo Kevin (Captain) of Christ King Church.
Rev. George W. Supplee Best Midfielder award Rs 10,000 went to Vilazolie Rio of Chiechama BC
Rev. J.E Tanquist Best Discipline Team award Rs 10,000 went to Chakhesang BC.
In tribute to one of the first converts amongst the Angami Naga: Rev. Sieliezhu Sorhie Best Goalkeeper award Rs 10,000 went to Kezevilie Rio of Chiechama BC.
In tribute to American Christian Evangelist to the Nagas Billy Graham Peoples’ Choice Team Award Rs 10,000 went to Tsiesema Basa BC.
The chief host of the closing program was Founder Pastor of KBC Rev. Zotuo Kiewhuo, wherein invocation prayer was pronounced by Evangelist Zashekho Hibo, special performance by Evangelist Neilhou Sopfünuo, words of gratitude by Member Organising Committee H Rokopra Mekro. The program was compered by Mengubeinuo Kerhüo and Kikruneinuo Liezietsu.
In the prize distribution ceremony, Ato Nienu enthralled the audience with a special number followed by a closing remark from Convenor of Organising Committee Neizokhotuo Belho.
Koinonia BC organised the tournament exclusively for the Men’s department/fellowship of the churches from October 20 with the participation of 27 teams.
(Page News Service)