Sunil Kr. Sharma
NEW DELHI: Chhattisgarh Amateur Kho-kho Association organized the 53rd Senior National Kho-kho Championship (Men & Women) 2019-20 from 26th to 30th December 2019 in the premises of Allons Public School, Bemetara, (50 kilometers from Raipur) in Chhattisgarh.
It is the first time that Chhattisgarh hosted Kho-kho Championship under the ages of Kho-kho Federation of India. Over 1500 players and officials from across the nation participated including teams from all the states, services i.e. Railways, Airports Authority of India, Border Security Force, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The women team of Airports Authority of India played in the finals of this prestigious tournament for 4th successive year. This is the first time that Airports Authority of India’s women team emerged champion by defeating the strong contender and previous year winner Maharashtra by score of 9-8.
Shri Kamaljeet Arora, Chairman of Chhattisgarh Amateur KhoKho Association presented the championship Cup to the Captain of AAI team. Shri R.R. Sahay, Airport Director, Airports Authority of India, Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur felicitated the team during their transit through Raipur today.