Baramulla: In order to encourage youth to channelize talent and refine skills through proper sports platform, Kashir U- 19 football tournament was organised by 53 Batallion CRPF.
The tournament came to a fitting finale with the final being played between Sober Club and young Iqbal in a nail-biting finish. The final was won by Sober Club with scoreline of 3-2. The tournament started on 2nd December 2017 with the participation of 12 teams.
U 19 girls football final was also held earlier in the day between Saint Joseph school and Girls Government Higher Secondary Baramulla which was won by Girls GHSS Baramulla.
The final was attended by DC Baramulla, Dr. Nasir Ahmad Naqash, DIG NKR Vidhi Kumar Birdi and other senior officers of police, army and district administration.
Speaking on the occasion P.S Rajora, DIGP, CRPF said “It is important to channelize the energy of the youth. Sports is an excellent medium to promote the latent talents in the valley”
Prize distribution was held in DPL with winning team and runners-up team bagging cash prize along with medals and certificates while girls team also got the reward.
All the participating players were awarded football kit and certificates. The winning teams of both the groups will be offered the opportunity to travel outside for further refinement of skills under National Bharat Darshan Programme.