Dimapur, February 26: Defending champion Wihiambo Football Club, Jalukie ‘B’ emerged as the champion of the 14th Jalukie Valley Open Football Tournament after defeating Benreu Football Club in the final match at Jalukie ‘B’ Village Local Ground, Peren District on February 25. The eight day long football tournament was organized by Jalukie Valley Youth Organization (JVYO).
The prizes were handed over to the winners by the Special Guest, ADC Jalukie, Dr. Tinojongshi Chang. Champion team, Wihiambo FC claimed prize money of Rs.1 Lakh along with a running trophy while the runners-up, Benreu FC were awarded prize money of Rs. 50,000. Ashung Konyak and Jacob Nring of Wihiambo FC were named as the Best Goal-keeper and Best Player of the tournament.
The closing ceremony was moderated by Games & Sports Secy. JVYO (N), Hiachanglak Pame. Short speech was shared by JVYO President while vote of thanks was proposed by JVYO General Secretary.
(Page News Service)