Dimapur, March 30: A one-day sports meet between Khedi Baptist Khriesariiii Krotho ( KBKK )
and Angami Catholic Youth Association ( ACYA ) was held on Saturday being jointly organized by Khedi Baptist Kehou ( KBK ) in Kohima Village and St. Francis de Sales (SFS ) parish from Kohima Town at D.Khel ground in Seikhazou .
Speaking during the inaugural program, Teisovi Gerard Meyase exhorted the participants and said that just as we live out the goodness, beauty and truth of our faith, we can honour God and the gifts He has given us by sports.
“This fellowship with fellow Christians of different communities gives us a great opportunity to prepare ourselves for the upcoming feast of Easter,” Meyase added.
He further quoted the words of Pope John Paul II, “We are an Easter people, and Alleluia is our song,” and concluded that the joyful participation in the day’s events would truly bring them together in the united witness as one daily give to God’s gift of salvation to the world.
Petekhriezo Francis, Catechist of SFS read from the Scripture and invoked God’s blessings, KBKK members presented special numbers while Zhapuchiilie Khezhie chaired the gathering .
During the closing ceremony, Kezhakietuo Belho, Associate Pastor of Khedi Baptist Kehou in his short speech while referring to the story of King David, urged the youth to utilise God’s given talents in the right perspective and lead a positive life and be an examples to others as youth .
Keneilhounyii Daniel Belho chaired the closing ceremony and also distributed prizes and awards were handed over to the winners .
Meanwhile, Khriezobeinuo Khezhie read from the Holy Book while Menuoseii Mary and friends performed a special song.
The meet was organized in order to promote friendship and fellowship between youth of the two churches through the sports. (Page News Service)
Games Results :
Men’s Football Champion – KBKK
Men’s Basketball Champion – ACYA
Men’s Arm Wrestling Champion – KBKK
Runner- Up – ACYA
Women’s Volleyball Champion – ACYA
Women’s Basketball Champion – KBKK