Naga wrestlers to take part in 6th NTWPC 2018


Kohima, April 29: Fourteen strong wrestlers of the Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) is all set to take part in the 6th National Traditional Wrestling & Pankration Championship (NTWPC) 2018 at Pune from May 2 to 5. The team left for Pune on April 29.
The 14 NWA wrestlers are Menuosetuo Yiese, Vekutho Soho, Visedelhou Chusi, Kevikhrietuo Chusi, Kudupoyi Nakro, Neiphretuo Zhunyu, Shezove Therie, Herahungdibo, Kedalung, Bongtang Phom, Bailout A Phom, Kusayi Tsutso, Vehuto Nakro, Kekhriekuolie Khawakhrie. The team is led by NWA general secretary Vekhozo as team leader, NWA vice president Mitwatei Hebwang as co-team leader and international bronze medalist Keduovilie Zumu as technical staff.
The NWA had earlier bagged 16 medals with 7 Gold, 5 Silver & 4 Bronze during the 5th Traditional Wrestling & Pankration Championship (NTWPC) 2016 held at Pune from July 22 to 24 at Shree Shiv Chatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi.
(Page News Service)