Dimapur basketball association launched

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Dimapur, May 1: Dimapur District Basketball Association (DDBA) with the motto ‘Strive for excellence’ was launched on April 30. Vice president, Nagaland Basketball Association, Lipok Pongen officially unveiled the DDBA logo during the programme held at Hotel Saramati, Dimapur.
The event also coincided with send-off programme of 10-member junior team under the age of 18 years led by Rajan as coach and Tiameren Amri as team manager for the 69th Junior National Championship to be held at Ludhiana Punjab from May 7 to 14. The junior team was selected by the DDBA and were given one month training.
Speaking at the function Lipok Pongen described it as a humble beginning yet with immense prospects. He congratulated the DDBA for being able to put up a team in such a short notice to represent Nagaland at national levels. He encouraged the players to be at their best while representing the state and wished them well.
The programme was chaired by president, DDBA, Aomeren Longkumer. Brief history of the formation of DDBA was given by secretary general, DDBA, Senti Longkumer.
(Page News Service)