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YRS felicitates Naga sepaktakraw medal winners

Naga sepaktakraw

Dimapur, August 4: A felicitation programme, organized by the Youth Resource & Sports Department, to honour Naga Sepaktakraw medalists who recently represented India at the 35th Kings World Sepaktakraw championship in Bangkok was held at the conference hall, Directorate of YRS on August 4.
Advisor Youth Resource Sports, Er. Zale Neikha congratulated the three medal winners Viseyie Koso, captain of India’s men’s team, which won the gold medal while Akumtila and Sezovelu Dozo who represented the women’s team won bronze medal. He said it was a proud moment to stand before the champions for bringing laurels to the State and the country.
He mentioned that Sepaktakraw being one of the youngest disciplines of sports in Nagaland has many records of participation at national and international levels and has brought many outstanding contributions to the country. He urged players from other disciplines to derive motivation and pursue their goals and also expressed appreciation to the State academy for preparing and nurturing young players with discipline and zeal for higher determination.
Er. Zale said the lack of a Sepaktakraw Indoor Stadium will be taken up immediately with the higher authority.
The Advisor informed that the Department of YRS has recommended the promotion of Havildar Visweyie to the authority for consideration who is an employee of Nagaland police.
Short speeches were shared by medal winners Viseyie Koso and Sezovelu Dozo about their experiences in the recently concluded championship. (Page News Service)

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