MDVA Men and Women teams with the trophies pose for lens with District Administration and MDVA officials after the welcome reception at Imkongmeren Sports Complex on Nov 26. (Courtesy: Imrongkumba Aier)

The District Administration and Mokokchung District Volleyball Association (MDVA) received the players of Mokokchung with hero’s welcome who have emerged as the champion of 18th All Nagaland Inter- District Volleyball Tournament 2021 in Men category and runner-up in Women category.

The formal reception was held at Imkongmeren Sports Complex right after they arrived from Kohima with the trophies today.  The MDVA Team Manager in his report informed that the Men team has performed at the best and emerged the championship which marks nine times the men team have lifted the prestigious title.

The Team manager lauded the Women Team who has performed much better than they anticipated and bagged the runner-up title.

He further concluded that apart from lifting their respective titles, Pursenla from MDVA Women team was adjudged as the Best Libero in Women Category and from the Men’s team Best Libero, Best Setter and Best Spiker were received by Moasunep, Sarilepzung and Tongpangsunep respectively.

On behalf of the District Administration, EAC Ongpangkong, Sangpangchang Longkumer congratulated both the teams for bringing laurels to the District and MDVA dedication and nurturing talents in the District. He further encouraged the players to keep on honing their skills and used it to the utmost potential under the guidance of their coaches and technical professionals.