SRINAGAR: Congratulating the star footballer, Mehraj Uddin Wadoo for winning the ‘Best Indian Footballer’ award, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said it is a matter of pride and real moment of joy for the entire state.
Terming Mehraj as an inspiration, real hero for the youth she said the fact that he led the Mohammadan Sporting Club to victory in Indian Football League (IFL) adds to his feeling of accomplishment. She said Mehraj’s life is an outstanding success story, which will inspire others in the state.
Mehbooba said there is no dearth of talent in the state and if given chance, encouragement and proper platform to grow, our youth can compete with best in the world. Giving example of the Valley’s cricket star, Parvez Rasool, who was picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League (IPL), Mehbooba said it is heartening to see that young people are coming out strongly and making it big in their respective interest areas.
Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir Football Association has also congratulated Wadoo for his winning show and hoped young footballers will take a cue from his heroics to make it big in their careers.