Jammu: Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora won the football title in the second State Sports Championship defeating the host, University of Jammu by 2-1.
For IUST, the goals were scored by Furqan Zargar and Muneeb Altaf. The final match was played at the football ground at University of Jammu on Monday.
Prof. Mushtaq A. Siddiqi, Vice Chancellor IUST, Reyaz Rufai registrar, deans of various schools, all teaching, non-teaching and student fraternity congratulated the team for this achievement and appreciated the untiring efforts of Prof. K. A. Tarzan, director, Physical Education and his entire team.
VC while lauding the team spirit and consistency shown by IUST team during the entire event, he said the university is highly committed to provide all support and encouragement to its students to explore their hidden talents in extracurricular and co-curricular activities as well.
He also thanked University of Jammu and others for organising the event and stressed that more such events needs to be organized by universities in the state.
The event was organized by Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, University of Jammu in which 13 teams from the universities of J&K state participated. Earlier, IUST made their way to the finals defeating Cluster University of Jammu by 3-0 in the semi-finals. Last year, IUST football team also won the football title in the 1st state sports championship held at University of Jammu.