J&K Bank wins 16th J&K Police Martyr’s Memorial Football Tournament 2018–Trophy

Governor witnesses the final event

SRINAGAR — Governor N.N. Vohra witnessed the fi­nal match in the 16th J&K Police Martyr’s Memorial Football Tournament 2018, organized by the Armed Police Headquarters at Tourist Reception Ground, Srinagar this evening. 34 teams from all over the State participated in this10 day Tournament.

Governor witnessed the final match which was played between the J&K State Power Develop­ment Corporation and the J&K Bank. In this ac­tion-packed final event, the winner was decided through sudden – death penalties.

Dr. S.P. Vaid, DGP and Chairman of the Tourna­ment; Sh. Parvez Ahmed, Chairman of J&K Bank; senior officers of the Police, officers of the J&K Sports Council and members of the J&K Football Association, besides a huge gathering of specta­tors, were present on the occasion.

On arrival at the Stadium the Governor visited the J&K Police Martyr’s Gallery and offered floral tributes to the martyrs.

Complimenting the Winning and the Runner Up Teams, Governor observed that J&K has a very talented pool of players and stressed the crucial importance of the best arrangements and opportunities being provided to the play­ers. He expected the State Sports Department and the Sports Council to join hands in ensur­ing the establishment of high class infrastruc­ture, through-out the year tournaments, and making available world class coaching facilities to all the upcoming players. He noted that if given appropriate facilities, along with a peace­ful environment, we would see many national and international sport stars emerging from the State.

Governor complimented J&K Police for organ­ising this successful Tournament and giving op­portunity to the youth to showcase their talent.

The Man of the Match was awarded to Nirdosh Koul from the winning team.



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