7-A-Side Interdepartmental Football Tourney begins at IUST

Awantipora: The four-day 7-A-Side Inter departmental Football Tournament 2022 commenced at IUST here on Monday.
The tournament was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor, IUST, Prof. Shakil Ahmad Romshoo, who was also Chief guest of the event.
A total of eight departments of the University are participating in the tournament.
Congratulating the Directorate of Sports for organizing this tournament, Prof. Romshoo said “Sports is equally important as academics. More important than a loss or a win in a game, is the team spirit and coordination that it teaches. Such sports also help to develop a sense of leadership among the students”.
He assured that IUST will devote more space and infrastructure to the physical education of the youth.
Encouraging the players, Prof. Manzoor A Malik, Dean Academics IUST and Guest of Honour of the event said, “Minds work sharper in a healthy body and sports are indispensable for healthy education”. He recommended organizing more sports events on campus.
Welcoming the players Dr. Hilal Ahmad Rather (Assistant Director, Physical Education
& Sports) said, “Sports help to build a foundation for lifelong health and also help to form social and community bonds. So, we at IUST are devoted to enhance sports culture”.
Besides, students, staff and faculty, the inaugural function was also attended by Sameer Wazir, Finance Officer/ Chairman Sports Committee, Prof. M. A. Khuroo. Majid Nazir Mukhdoomi.
The event is organized by The Directorate of Physical Education & Sports, IUST will run from September 19 – 22, 2022.

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