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23rd CWA Wrestling Tournament at Pfutsero



Phek, February 9 (MExN): The 23rd Wrestling Tournament of the Chakhesang Wrestling Association (CWA) is schedule to be held at Pfutsero Town on February 16 and 17 with Chotisuh Sazo, Parliamentary Secretary for Social Welfare, Child & Women Development as the chief guest of the Naga Style event and Deo Nukhu, MLA & Advisor, Art & Culture, Science & Technology and NRE, Nagaland as the chief guest of the Free Style event. Rev. Vezopa Tetseo, Executive Secretary, Chakhesang Baptist Church Council (CBCC) will grace day two as the chief guest.
According to a press statement issued by CWA vice president, Hukhoneyi Soho 60 Naga style wrestlers from 5 areas will be vying for the coveted title while at least 30 to 40 free style wrestlers from different categories is expected  to turn up on day two. The champion in Naga style would win a sum of Rs. 1, 00000 sponsored by Kuzholuzo Nienu, Minister for Health & Family Welfare, while second, third and fourth place winners will be awarded a sum of Rs. 50,000 sponsored by Z. Lohe, Political Advisor to CM, Rs. 30,000 sponsored by Neposo Thuluo, Joint Secretary, Rural Development, Nagaland and Rs. 20,000 sponsored by Dr. Kevichusa Medikhru, Joint Director, NRHM, Nagaland respectively.
20 Naga style wrestlers will be selected to represent CWA in the forthcoming NWA 23rd Meet scheduled to be held at Kohima Local ground on February 28 and 29 next. Meanwhile, Pfukrulhou Koza, BDO Kohima will sponsored track suits for the entire selected wrestlers (both Naga style & free style) while, Kewengulo Lasushe, 1st Class contractor, will sponsored Caps for the entire CWA 23rd officials both the Executive and the management.
A new team of CWA Office Bearers for the tenure 2012-2016 would be installed on day two right after the speech of the Day two chief guest.
A sum of 5,000 shall realize from each area as area budget. Business hour shall be held on February 15 at ADC guest house by 5.00.PM where 2 representatives from each area is eligible for the hour. Firewood, chilies, kerosene, vegetables shall be provide by the hosting unit by free of cost. Two representatives from each area and present CWA officials shall have voting right in the CWA election.
Seven categories for Seniors and five categories for Cadet for both the genders in free style shall be conducted where all intending  wrestlers are asked to take weight measurement on February 15 in between 3.00-5.00.PM where failing to comply with the directive shall in no way entertained hereafter.
Meanwhile, former NWA and Open wrestling Champion(s) Huvesu Puro, Vekhriyi Chüzho and Lhuvenu Phesao were assigned as the Referee both in Naga style & free style wrestling respectively, while Kuzhovesa Soho along with 4 others will act as tourney recorders while former NWA champion Potsutso Thira along with 9 others would be the panel of judges during the 2 days long tourney.

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