Phek, January 7: Defending champion of Hornbill Wrestling Championship 2019, Vekutho Soho has added another feather winning the 44th Wrestling Tournament of Phek Wrestling Association (PWA) held today at Phek village.
Son of Hukhoneyi Soho, 26 year old Vekutho Soho walked away with a cash prize of Rs 30,000. 26-years Kuluveto Venuh, son of Lt. Velasu Venuh stood second and was awarded Rs 20,000, while 20-years old Kuluvezo Soho, son of Veniechi Soho and 18 years old Vekuhu Rhakho, son of Vechineyi Rhakho came 3rd & 4th and received Rs 15,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively.
In under 16 years category, Shevoku Venuh emerged the champion and pocketed Rs 11,000.
Vebo Chizo was first runner up and awarded with Rs 8000, while Johi Rhakho and Khuzu Chizo came 3rd and 4th and received Rs 6000 and Rs 4000 respectively.
Meanwhile, 10 senior wrestlers and another four under 16 years were selected to represent PWA at the forthcoming 26th edition of Phek Area Wrestling Association (PAWA) scheduled on January 29-30 at Phek Town.
Earlier, Vezuhu Keyho, president of Chakhesang Wrestling Association (CWA) graced the opening ceremony as the inaugural guest. Zavekho Vero, RO, DEF, SP Office Phek graced the closing ceremony as the valedictory guest and gave away prizes to the winners
(Page News Service)