DIG South Kashmir kicks off South Kashmir Police-public football tournament

DIG South Kashmir kicks off South Kashmir Police-public football tournament

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_71644692_football_tackle_gettySrinagar,August 29,2014(CNS);-DIG SKR Sh. Vijay Kumar kicks off South Kashmir Police-public football tournament 2014. The tournament is organized by District police Anantnag in collaboration with District football association Anantnag as part of continuing endeavor to promote sports activities among the youths.

The tournament was inaugurated by DIG South Kashmir range Sh. Vijay Kumar in presence of DC Anantnag and SSP Anantnag.

The inaugural match was played between Ganderbal football club and Forest football club at Anantnag sports stadium.

The tournament is played on knockout basis in which 32 teams are participating including teams from J&K bank, J&K police, J&K food and supplies, J&K forests and teams from other districts viz Pulwama, Kulgam, Ganderbal, Shopian, Budgam and Baramulla.

In the inaugural match today J&K Forest football club beat Ganderbal football club by 7-0.

A large number of people witnessed the inaugural match which generated lot of interest among the local youths and football lovers.