Lolab: The football festival organized by Chinar Corps of the Rashtriya Rifles, culminated with an epic battle between two Titans at Football Ground of Model Village Chandigam here today.
The serene, scenic beauty of football battle ground of Chandigam with a tranquilising background of the Krusan – Varnau ride and Chandigam ridges were in stark contrast to the vigorous and electrifying contest which took place to grab the title of the Pioneer Champions of Lolab Premier League.
The enthusiastic crowd who cheered every more and erupted at every goal was a testimony to the love for the game in Lolab. The people came in great number well before the stipulated starting time, not to miss any action-filled moment.
The people of Lolab with a healthy appetite for football savored the Football Feast laid before them by army over the last two weeks at four locations namely, JNV, Putsahi, Tekipura, Sogam and Model Village Chandigam where the league matches and quarter finals were played. The semi finals were held at Sogam and Model Village Chandigam in which Young Boys, Durgmulla and Maidanpura emerged out as contentors for the final show down on 05th of May 2015.
As the Bisons of Durgmulla and Maidanpora locked horns what expected was nothing short of a Blockbuster which they lived up to with spectacular game play, moves, passes and techniques which captured the grace and marvel of the game. The level of game play was a testimony to the raw hidden football talent of Lolab which with due polish and cut can adorn the football crown of the state and later on the nation.
The winners and Runners up were felicitated by Commander of local Army formation who congratulated the players and the organizing team for the impeccable conduct of the tournament and wished that this spirit of football never get doused.
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