SAFFRON FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
PAMPORE: Wagoora FC down Chakpora FC by 3-2 by tie breaker in the final of Saffron football tournament played at Iqbal Ground Pampore.
Both teams exhibited aggressive approach to the game, but didn’t have anything to show in the goals’ column for their attacking soccer. Chances were created by the both teams, but lacked the finishing touches.
Support staff from the both teams did bring some changes in the last minutes, but it didn’t yield either side a goal.
And, it stayed that way when the final whistle blew. A tense tie-breaker needed a strong nerves and awareness to the situation, it was all in FC Wagoora’s player which kept their nerves finishing the match by 3-2 goals.
Ikhlaq and Tahir Rasheed of Syed FC walked away with Man of the match and Man of the series awards respectively.
Secretary Jammu and Kashmir Football Association Fayaz Ahmed Sofi, Haji Abdul Rasheed Bhat of Spectrum Advertising agency, secretary DFA Srinagar Tariq Ahmed Madani renowned football player of yester year’s Mohammad Shafi Nari and a lot of football lovers witnessed the match.
Speaking on the prize distribution ceremony president secretary JKFA said that JKFA will support to Itihad Football Club Pampore for the promotion and betterment of the game.
Meanwhile, in the inaugural match of Etihad Football Tournament which was played between Etihad FA Pampore and Sporting Club Khrew in which Etihad FA Pampore defeated Sporting Club Khrew by solitary goal.
Saffron football tournament was organized by Etihad football academy which is affiliated with DFA Pulwama.