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Kezhaseluo-o Pienyü is Dapfhütsumia Wrestling Heat champion

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Winners of Dapfhütsumia Wrestling Heat with D Khel Council chairman Pele Khezhie and others on Oct 30

Kohima, October 30: Kezhaseluo-o Pienyü defeated former Naga wrestling champion, Menuoseituo Yiese to emerge as the champion of the Dapfhütsumia Wrestling Heat 2021 organised by Dapfhütsumia Youth Organisation (DYO) of Kohima village at D Khel Ground, Seikhazou.


In one of the longest Naga wrestling finals of the recent past, the 6.3 feet tall wrestler Pienyü lost the first bout against Yiese but returned with a win in the second bout.
In the deciding bout, neither of them was able to down each other but wrestling continuously in the standing straight position for moré than 10 minutes Pienyü emerged champion.
The 23 year old Kezhaseluo-o Pienyü, weighing 130 kgs is the son of Late Thepfusanyü Pienyü also a former champion of Angami Wrestling meet 2018.
While, Yiese weighing 135 kgs and standing 6 feet tall, is the son of Late Khrielatuo Yiese. He is Nagaland Wrestling Association champion 2018.
Dapfhütsumia council chairman Pele Khezhie speaking on the occasion as chief guest encouraged sportspersons to maintain sporting spirit and display best tactics.
He also appreciated the vision of the forefathers in constructing a ground within the khel, which has helped many sportsperson excel by practicing in this ground like wrestling champions Kezhalelie Keretsu, Menuosietuo Yiese, Dzesielatuo Keretsu, footballers Ziebou Kire, Z Khezhie and Ketholetuo Khezhie, Discus Throw medalist Khrielasakuo Keretsu and also others in Taekwondo who have brought laurels to the khel even at the national level.
In this, he asked sportsperson to maintain discipline in order to be professionals in sports.
On the occasion, Khezhie also released the D Khel sports uniform for the upcoming KVSA sports meet scheduled for January 2021.


Head GB of D Khel Kitsuowhelie Khezhie showered the elders blessing. Chaired by DYO president Vituonyü Khezhie the championship commenced with prayer by Assistant Pastor of CRC Tsiepfhütsiepfhe Keviu Khezhie while Truism, a girls group, presented special number and DYO games and sports cum wrestling secretary Sedevizo Keretsü administered oath to the wrestlers. (Page News Service)

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