New Delhi: Chhattisgarh Amateur Kho-kho Association has organised the 53rd Senior National Kho-kho Championship (Men & Women) 2019-20 from December 26 to 30 in the premises of Allons Public School, Bemetara, (50 kilometres 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 1,500 players and officials from across the nation participated including teams from all the states, services such as Indian Railways, Airports Authority of India (AAI), 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 the Airports Authority of India’s women team emerged champion by defeating the strong contender and previous year winner Maharashtra by the score of 9-8. Kamaljeet Arora, Chairman of Chhattisgarh Amateur Kho Kho Association presented the championship Cup to the Captain of AAI team. Airport Director RR Sahay of AAI’s Swami Vivekananda Airport Raipur felicitated the team during their transit through Raipur on Tuesday.
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