Real Kashmir Win 1st Futsal Championship 2021

SRINAGAR: After a nearly month-long delay, J&K Football Association on Thursday held the much-awaited final of the 1st Futsal Championship 2021 at Gindun Ground, Rajbagh here.

The final between Real Kashmir (Reserves) and Downtown Heroes FC saw the Snow Leopards take the 5-a-side crown, winning the match 3-1.

RKFC’s Zahid scored two goals and Hayat scored one. For Downtown Heroes, Owais scored the lone goal.

The Futsal Championship started on August 11 at the Gindun Ground and saw the participation of 16 teams.

“A large number of spectators witnessed the Final match. It was a new experience for all the participating teams to play Futsal Championship for the first time under AIFF Rules and Regulations,” the JKFA said in a statement.

Earlier, Real Kashmir FC (R) defeated Hyderya Sports FC to book its place in the final. While Downtown Heroes had defeated Syed Tajuddin FC. The semifinals took place on August 29.

The championship was organised by the JKFA in collaboration with JKSC.

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