Bandipora: The first ‘Jamal Memorial Football Tournament’ Kick started at Bandipora on Tuesday. Around 32 teams from every district will participate in the tournament.
The opening match of the tournament was played between Jamal Football Club and Novelty Srinagar.
The tournament is organised in memory of late Abdul Khaliq Ganai alias Jamal Afghani who was himself a great football player before joining militant ranks.
Jamal achieved martyrdom in 1993 when he was allegedly killed by Indian forces in their custody.