Phek, January 4: The 44th Wrestling Tournament and 1st under 16 years selection meet of Phek Wrestling Association is all set to held on January 7 at Phek Village Local Ground on the theme, “Envisioning Unity & Oneness” with Kuzholuzo Nienu, MLA, Government of Nagaland and Vezuhu Keyho, President, Chakhesang Wrestling Association (CWA) as the inaugural guest & valedictory guest respectively.
According to a press statement issued by Media Committee of the Tournament, Hukhoneyi Soho Chief Referee with 8 others will officiate the day long tournament.
Phek Village Baptist Church (PVBC) pastor, Nuchicho Venuh will invoke God’s blessing, Inaugural guest will unfurl the Association flag while PWA reigning champion Kuluveto Venuh will run around with the tournament torch.
The other highlights of the day long tournament includes installation of new office bearers for the tenure 2020-2022, PWA President Thuputhiyi Venuh will deliver Presidential address, PWA Technical Secretary Chotha Soho, will administer oath to the wrestlers followed by declaration of the tournament open by the inaugural guest.
The champion in the Team “A” will walk away with cash prize of Rs 30,000 along with citation, while the 2nd, 3rd & 4th position holders will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 20,000, Rs 15,000 & Rs 10,000 respectively along with citation.
The champion in the Team “B” will walk home richer with cash prize of Rs 11,000 along with citation while 2nd, 3rd 4th position holders will fetch a cash prize of Rs 8,000, Rs 6,000 & Rs 4,000 respectively along with citations.
10 best wrestlers will be selected to represent PWA in the forthcoming 26th edition of the Phek Area Wrestling Association (PAWA) wrestling tournament schedule to be held at Phek town from January 29 to 30 next.
Valedictory guest Vezuhu Keyho will exhort the gathering and will give away prizes to the winners during the closing ceremony & de-hoist the Association flag. (Page News Service)