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Kezhalelie emerges ASA’s 41st wrestling champion 2012

Kezhalelie Keretsu emerged the champion title of the 41st wrestling meet of Angami Sports’ Association (ASA) here this evening. 36 years old Kezhalelie Keretsu, a reigning wrestling champion of NASA from Kohima village pocketed a cash prize of Rs. 1.20 lakh jointly sponsored by Mengutuo Rio and Vibeilietuo Kets. Kezhalelie found quarter finals berth after defeating Atoto Kire in the pre-quarter finals. He got ticket for semi finals after defeating Thepfüsalie Kets in the quarter finals. He downed Mhasilhousie Nagi in the semi finals and emerged the champion title after defeating Dosanyü Zhale in finals. 21 years old Dosanyü Zhale from Dihoma village representing NASA stood runners-up and awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 80,000 jointly sponsored by Zenohol Thapo, Nolengol Neikha, Dr. Kedise Pucho and Thepfuzhalie (Jack) Pfüdilhou. Dosanyü found quarter finals berth after defeating Kezhaleto Lese in the pre-quarter finals. In Quarter finals, he downed Vitsoto Vitsu and registered for finals after beating Neilhoukholie Kire in the semi finals. Mhasilhousie Nagi, (19 years) from Jotsoma village representing WASA stood third position and pocketed a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 sponsored by M. Chasie. Mhasilhousie booked quarter finals berth after defeating Rovilhulie Pier in the pre- quarter finals and entered into semi finals after beating Rokosielie Khawakhrie in the quarter finals. He downed Neilhoukholie Kire to emerge the third position.  32 years old Neilhoukholie Kire from Kohima village representing NASA stood 4th position and awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 30,000 sponsored by Lhusituo Khro. Neilhoukholie Kire booked quarter finals berth after defeating Zasituo Tsükru in the pre-quarter finals. He found the semi finals berth after defeating Keduovilie Zumu in the quarter finals.
Meanwhile, the selected wrestlers by ASA for the forthcoming Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) meet 2012 included: Keduovilie Zumu (NASA), Thepfüsalie Kets (NASA), Zasituo Tsükrü (NASA), Kezhalelie Keretsu (NASA), Neilhoukholie Kire (NASA), Dosanyü Zhale (NASA), Sabi Gwirie (WASA), Rovilhulie Pier (WASA), Rokosielie Khawakhrie (WASA), Mhasilhousie Nagi (WASA), Atoto Kire (SASA), Kezhaleto Lese (SASA), Vitsoto Vitsu (SASA), Sahovi John (SASA), Kevithushi Kikhi (SASA), Mezhülhoukho Krose (CASA), Mhiesitsolie Kuotsu (WASA), Zasevikho Meyatsu (WASA). Reserved- Khrievotuo Sekhose, Mesakole Kehie and Visevo Zashümo. Result of free style wrestling as follows; 55 Kg (senior- men): Ist- Kepekhoto Miasalhou, 2nd- Neivito Rhetso. 60 kg (senior- men): Ist- Mhiesilie Rhetso, 2nd- Beizo Phira. 66 Kg (senior- men): Ist- Megovizo Visienyu, 2nd- Vikuosie-o Chakrüno. 74 kg (senior- men): Ist- Rokosielie Khawakhrie, 2nd- Teisovisie Kuotsu. 84 kg (senior- men): Ist- Zasivikho Meyatsu, 2nd- Rokovotso Kintso. Cadets result: 46 kg- Ist Vilazolie Rio, 2nd Ngopisa Kuotsu, 50 kg- Ist Kekhriengukho Nisa, 2nd Rokongulie Rhakho, 54 kg- Ist Kevikhrietuo Chüsi, 2nd Visedelhou Chüsi, 58 kg- Ist Megotsito Chüsi, 2nd Kito Temi, 63 kg- Ist Neiketoulhou Chüsi, 2nd Rokozhalie Sirie and 69 kg- Ist Kekhriekuolie Khawakhrie, 2nd Neitsilie Zhünyü. The winners (Ist and 2nd) in free style wrestling under senior category awarded with Rs. 5000 and Rs. 3000 respectively while under junior category, the winners pockets Rs. 3000 (Ist) and Rs. 2000 (2nd). Mentionably, 72 wrestlers from Chakhro Angami Sports Association (CASA), Northern Angami Sports Association (NASA), Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA) and Western Angami Sports Association (WASA) vied for the coveted champion title.  MLA K.V. Pusa graced the valedictory function as the guest of honour and gave away prize to the winners. Meanwhile, all the selected wrestlers including the winners of free style wrestling have been asked to report at IG Stadium on February 20 at 3:00 PM.

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