SRINAGAR : State Football Academy (SFA) of Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council (JKSSC) conducted selection trails under Mission-22 to select players for the district football unit Reasi on Saturday at General Zorawar Singh Stadium, Reasi.
Almost 90 football aspirants from various areas of Katra, Chinka, Ransoo, Pouni, Penthal and other far off areas attended the trials.
Fifty-five probables under three age groups, 13, 15 and 18 respectively were shortlisted on requisite parameters.
Apart from that, girls also showed their interest to dribble with the ball and came all the way from Ransoo which is approximately 60km away from Reasi District to attend trials.
The trials were conducted under the supervision of senior coaches of JKSSC, Javed Ahmed Sofi, Vishwamitra and SFA Coach, and Arun Jasrotia.
Moreover, the locals of Reasi dstrict expressed their pleasure and appreciated the efforts of JKSSC.
“Such kind of activities will keep our children away from the evil activities and will teach them sportsmanship,” locals said.
“This is a great initiative taken by JKSSC and it will bear fruits in future,” they adds.
The trials were coordinated by Rahul Bakshi, a football enthusiastic from the area.