Galaxy FC wins ‘Open Youth Football’ tourney

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Srinagar: Galaxy Football Club (GFC) on Friday lift the Open Youth Football tournament in sudden death style as both teams failed to score in the stipulated time.
The tournament was held at Aluchi Bagh, Srinagar.
In what is apparently one of the couple of football events in the City held with lot of professionalism thanks to the teams Galaxy Football Club (GFC) Gangbuk Football Club, who thrived on its rich experience in featuring many such finals.
Captain, Galaxy FC, Feroz Ahmad hoped that more and more corporate and government departments come forward to feature and sponsor the local sportspersons in the leagues and local tournaments.
“Now we have many clubs coming up across Kashmir region, we certainly have healthy competition in the state as well,” Ahmad said.
Avid soccer player and vice- captain, Galaxy FC, Aqib Amin Bhat said it was an amazing experience to play with such a talented lot. He said government as well as the sports council has a major role to play because the youth now have sports to look forward to. According to organizers, there was something for the young talent right through the tournament. The prominent game promoters later gave away prizes to the winners.