Kohima, January 11 (NEx): The 1st Edition of Tesophenyu Sporting Club Open Tournament 2021 organized by Tesophenyu Sporting Club under the theme “Together for Friendship” started off today, January 11th, 2021 at Government High School Tesophenyu Ground, under Tseminyu circle, Kohima district.
The special guest for the Opening Ceremony, Mr. G.K Rengma, President Rengma Sports Association (RSA) and vice president, Naga Council Dimapur (NCD) stressed on the fact that “sports is an education” and reiterated that the participant teams should pursue sports as a career and profession. He added that sports should be played with passion, character and patience. The special guest inspected the participating teams for football and volleyball and declared the tournament open.
Meanwhile, N.R Magh, Chairman Tesophenyu Village Council delivered a short speech and oath taking was conducted by Er. Rechuyhung Seb (games and sports secretary, TSC).
Earlier, an opening prayer was said by Jesse Mesung, pastor Tesophenyu Lorinyu Baptist Church, welcome note was addressed by Er. Chengato Kath, convener organising committee (TSC) and a folk dance was performed by Children Sunday School (TLBC).
The opening ceremony concluded with words of gratitude from A.P. Francis Magh, President Tesophenyu Sporting Club (TSC).