4 July: The two day 6th Late Imtitemjen Memorial Table Tennis Tournament organized by Mokokchung District Table Tennis Association was formally inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner & President Mokokchung District Sports Council, Bendangkokba at the Badminton Stadium Mokokchung on 3rd July 2008.
Inaugurating the Tournament the chief Guest recalled the life of Late. Imtitemjen who was a promising and talented sportsman, in his memory this tournament came into being for which he congratulated the organizers of the tournament. He advised the young participants to be brave and strong to achieve their level best in the field of games and sports to enter the national and international competitions in the near future. He however, lamented the lack of consistency, indiscipline and lack of spirit of sportsmanship amongst the young players today. He encouraged the players to develop competitive spirit as well as team spirit which are prerequisite qualities for players to be successful in live.
The DC also said games and sports have become professions for sportsmen even after they retire. He also cited the example of king Pele, the legendary footballer, and the cricketers like Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev for their contributions in the field of games and sports. There are over 16 young boys and girls participating the tournament.