Friendly volleyball match held

IMPHAL, Feb 26 : In an attempt to strengthen the relations with the local sports clubs and promoting sports in Manipur, 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised a friendly volleyball match between Mayang Imphal Company Operating Base and Paobitek Youth Development Organization (PYDO) at Paobitek Mayai Lekai.
MLA Wangoi AC, O Lukhoi Singh, film actor cum social worker R K Somorendro (Kaiku) and Yumnam Jamuna Devi, Chairperson of Laxmi Bazaar Nagar Panchayat were also invited as dignitaries.
The match was attended by an audience of approximately 250 persons. Both teams participated with great zeal and enthusiasm. The event ended with an interactive session with the players and the locals focusing on the importance of sports, said a press release issued by PRO, IGAR (South). The entire team of Paobitek Youth Development Organization was then felicitated with tea and refreshments. The initiative taken by the Army for spreading awareness about importance of sports through a friendly match was deeply appreciated.

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