Kohima village sports meet up

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Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about OpenSports - meetup for sports. Download OpenSports - meetup for sports. Neiliezhü Üsou (7 July – 30 January ) was an influential Baptist minister and public leader from the North-Eastern state of India, Nagaland. He belonged to the Angami Naga tribe and hailed from Nerhema Village in Kohima district, Nagaland, India. Üsou along with other members of Nagaland Peace Council met the then. T Khel continues to lead in medal tally on Day-2 Kohima, Jan. 16 (EMN): Tsütuonuomia-Khel dominated the athletics events as they claimed

They are considered to be the only musical family in Nagaland and they perform in different concerts, government functions and Churches. Crusades[ edit ] He conducted several Revival Crusades in Nagaland and was invited to a number of such crusades and Churches to speak. He was considered to be one of the best interpreter in Nagaland and has interpreted renowned preachers including Billy Kim[23] Frederick S. Downs and Roger Houstma. Some of his notable engagements with the Government are: During the occasion of distribution of tickets to a Political party for Nagaland general election in [25] by the then Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhihe offered Dedicatory prayer for the candidates and for peaceful election.

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He invoked God's blessings during the State level peace rally held on 13 Marchparticipated by thousands of people where Sonia Gandhi was the Chief Guest.

He offered invocation prayer on the public reception to the new Governor of Nagaland, Shyamal Datta on 4 February Prompted by the resolution passed on 27 Marchby the Kohima Baptist Pastors' Fellowship that Tribal tunes and songs could be used in Christian worshipan Indigenous Tribal Music Concert was organized at Kohima College Auditorium under his chairmanship on 8 Junewhich was wholeheartedly participated by all Naga Tribal Churches in Kohima.

He has compiled a number of song books which are widely used in school assemblies and Revival crusades. Later years[ edit ] He fell sick in the first part of and was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in the month of August and underwent major surgery. He was admitted to Apollo Hospital, New Delhi for follow-up treatment.

kohima village sports meet up

Under his Chairmanship his native village Nerhema Baptist Church successfully celebrated years of Christianity from 15 to 17 December The most significant achievement of this Mission is having supported two missionaries in China. Soon after, he visited the United States during August on the invitation by Mt. Declining health and death[ edit ] His health deteriorated and he was once again rushed to Apollo Hospital, New Delhi and in the month of Novemberhe was shifted to Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai for further treatment.

For the first time in his entire ministry he was compelled to spend the festive season of Christmas far away from his family and Church.

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Prayers of the believers were answered and he came back home stronger and was able to continue serving the Lord by being one of the main speakers during the crucial Naga Peace Convention [43] held from 22 to 24 Februaryat Dimapur. Involved with students from his colleage days, Mero, who calls himself a social entrepreneur, says he runs his businesses to support his sports activities.

Mero and his trainees gather to raise a cheer for football just before the morning training session. The ground in Chizami may be turf but after a round of rain turns muddy and difficult to play on, yet local football players throw themselves into the game. Thopi -- at six, the youngest trainee in the Life Sports project in red -- home after their early-morning training.

Back home, Wemetso in blue and Litse rush out of their kit to wash and prepare for the day ahead while Wemetso's mechanic father Sote Akami tries to fix a broken motor part.

kohima village sports meet up

Wemetso's mom Ayhunsha serves him and Litshe their morning meal of pumpkin and rice before taking them to school, while Wemetso's brother Wemecie in school uniform looks on.

After the Life Sports trainees have left, the Chizami sports ground is busy with the inauguration with the village's annual sports competition complete with a Games torch.

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The annual meet will open with a football match. Hymns sung by local youth, some football competitors themselves, form part of the opening ceremonies of Chizami's annual sports meet in the presence of visiting dignitaries and elders of the village council.

Flagbearers march away after taking the athletes, each bearing the colours of the teams representing the six khels, a Naga name for the localities within the same village. Naga villages have always functioned as independent units, with every khel given equal representation in the village council and play important roles in decision-making in matters related to village governance.

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The team from the Mechutheza khel in red huddle before the start of their match against Pfutsepa, which will open the annual sports meet in Chizami. The players' crossed hands mimic the crosshatch gable design on top of the building, a traditional symbol atop Naga dwellings.

Pfutsepa and Mechutheza go to battle in a rain-soaked slushy field, a Pfutsepa midfielder giving it all in order to drive a ball that was barely moving on the field due to the soggy conditions.

A feast of local pork is being prepared on large woodfires for the dignitaries and elders of the village council attending the inauguration of the annual sports meet alongside the local ground, Chizami.