3rd Biennial WEMSA Sports Meet 2018 kicks off

IMPHAL, Feb 12 : The 3rd Biennial WEMSA Sports Meet 2018 organised by Western Maring Sports Association has begun today at the playground of Kwarok Maring Khun, under Machi block of Tengnoupal district.
The opening ceremony of the sports meet whose theme is ” Development through sports” was attended by Pheiroijam Heramani, Member, 5-Charangpat, Zilla Parishad as chief guest, Kh Sanakhomba, Pradhan nominee, Lourembam Gram Panchayat as functional president and KB Kothang Maring, former Adhyaksha, Thoubal Zilla Parishad and other social workers as guests of honour.
Players from 16 villages of Tengnoupal district namely, Minou, Koijam, Laiching Khuman, Phunal Sambum, Khulshaibung, Langol, Khunbi, Kangsang, Kamu, Sandangsenba, Dudu Lamlong, Waithou Phunal, Yaipharok, Lamlong Christian Compound and Kwarok Maring will take part in the sports meet which includes men’s football, volleyball for men and women and men’s sepak takraw competitions.
The football competition carries cash prize of Rs 40,000 for winners while runners up will be contended with Rs 30,000 along with trophies while volleyball competitions for men and women will carry Rs 20,000 for the winners while runners up will get Rs 15,000 each. Sepak takraw winners will receive Rs 10,000 while the runners up team will get a consolation prize of Rs 7,000. In the opening football match, LKUWYC, Kangsang defeated KKYC, Koijam 4-3 via a tie break. YMYC, Yaipharok also secured a 3-0 victory via a tie break against MYC, Minou in the second match.

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