Baramulla: District Baramulla were crowned the winners of the Inter-District U-14 Hockey State Championship, beating their Poonch counterparts 4-2 in the summit clash played at Showkat Ali Stadium College Ground Baramulla on Wednesday.
The finals proved to be a good contest with both teams playing their top game, but Baramulla showed in the end they had enough power to overpower Poonch to stage title glory.
The tournament saw five teams-Srinagar, Budgam and Jammu-besides the finalists fight for the title glory.
Shafeeq Ahmad District Officer Youth Services and Sports department detailed that the tourney was held under the supervision of the director general Naveen Agarwal.
Srinagar had to contend with the third spot.
The DIG of police Baramulla Gulam Hasan Bhat, additional SP Manzoor Ahmad, chief medical officer CMO Dr Ashiq Hussain, manager Sports Council Sheikh Mushtaq Ahmad, organizer of the tournament Jarnail Singh and other officials of the department and large number of local sports lovers were present on the occasion. Later the DIG Baramulla distribute the certificates and other medals among the winners and other participants of the tournament.