26 Sep : The 16th Loyem Memorial Senior Soccer Championship 2008, organised by Confederation of Chang Students Tuensang, with the theme ‘Peace and Progress through Games’ was held on 25th September 2008 at parade ground, Tuensang with Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Development and R.E.P.A, Nagaland, Pangnyu Phom as the chief guest.
The chief guest, in his address congratulated the Confederation of Chang Students, Tuensang for organizing the Loyem Memorial Trophy. He said that sports are a great asset for all of us. Besides helping us to maintain our physical body, sports also play a vital role in infusing discipline in players. He urged all the participants in the 16th Loyem Trophy to play with the right spirit of sportsmanship and challenged them to achieve what they have always dreamed of achieving.
Invocation prayer was pronounced by Pastor, Yimchunger Baptist Church, Tuensang. Welcome song was presented by CSUTT, while President, CCSU, gave the welcome address. Phom Union Tuensang Town presented a special number. The chief guest declared open the tournament.