5 KISS Students Selected in Indian Team for Paris World Games Rugby

Five girls from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) have been selected in Indian Rugby Team to participate in the World Games Rugby Sevens (Under-18 Girls) to be held in the Stade Georges Carpentier, Paris, France from 8th to 9th July 2017. The players are: Sumitra Naik, Basanti Pangi, Rajani Sabar, Soni Mandangi and Lija Sardar. All of them are students of +3, 1st year Arts of KISS.

Earlier, a training-cum-selection camp for World Games Rugby was organized by Indian Rugby Football Association for wider group of Under-18 Girls from 24th to 29th May 2017 at CCFC, Kolkata. Six girls from KISS were selected for the camp. Mr. Rajkishore Murmu, Rugby Trainer accompanied the players.

It is a matter of pride that five out of 12 players in Indian Girls’ Rugby team are from a single institute, KISS. Besides value based education, KISS provides professional grade coaching in sports to its students, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said, while congratulating and wishing the girls success in World Games Rugby.

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