Nagaland and Manipur wins women`s Double and Regu events

PTI| Updated: Oct 17, 2013, 20:13 PM IST

Kohima: Nagaland and Manipur won the women`s Double and Regu events of the 24th National Sepaktakraw Championship being held at Indira Gandhi Stadium here on Thursday.

In the women`s doubles event, Nagaland defeated Andhra Pradesh in straight three sets to emerge victorious.

In the semi-finals Nagaland had defeated Bihar while Goa lost to Assam to be the third place winners.

Manipur knocked Assam in straight sets to win the champions title in the women`s Regu event.

Uttar Pradesh became the third place winners defeating Andhra Pradesh in the hard-fought match.

The final of the men`s regu event will be played tomorrow evening as part of the closing function.

Manipur has already won the team champions in both men and women`s event held yesterday.

The championship hosted by Nagaland Sepaktakraw Association (NASTA) under the aegis of Sepaktakraw Federation of India (STFI) and Department of Youth Resources & Sports, Government of Nagaland would conclude tomorrow evening with Nagaland Minister for Youth Resources and Sports Merentoshi R Jamir as the chief guest of valedictory function.