71st B.N. Mullik Memorial All India Police Football C’ship
Srinagar: The games on the 6th day of the ongoing 71st B.N. Mullik Memorial All India Police Football Championship 2023 were played in great enthusiasm and high sprit. Eleven matches including 08 pre-quarter-final matches among the men & 03 women league matches were played at three different venues which include Bakshi Stadium, Synthetic Turf Polo Ground and Kashmir University Ground. The matches saw exciting clashes, and hard-fought battles were seen among teams for securing a spot in the next round of the championship.
At Synthetic Turf Ground, 04 matches of Pre-Quarter finals of men were played with great sprit and anticipation. The event hosts J&K Police team was knocked out by CISF in a one-sided match and lost the game to CISF by 4-0 goals. Match played between Assam Rifles Vs Sikkim Police was won by Assam Rifles by 4-0 goals and advanced to the QF. Another match was played between Punjab Police Vs RPF which was won by Punjab Police by 4-0 and qualified for the QF. Match played between Mizoram Police Vs Assam Police was won by Mizoram Police in a thrilling game by 2-0 goals.
At Kashmir University, 03 matches of Pre-quarter finals of men were played. CRPF won the knock-out game against Tamil Nadu Police by 3-0 goals and qualified for the QF. In a thrilling game, Kerala Police knocked out the Maharashtra through Penalty Shootout and won the game by 4-2 and entered for the Quarter Finals. Moreover, in another pre-quarter final match played between BSF Vs Jharkhand Police which was won by Jharkhand Police in a one-sided game by 3-0 goals and advanced for the QF.
Moreover, at Bakshi Stadium, pre-quarter final match of men’s was played between West Bengal Police Vs Rajasthan Police which was won by Rajasthan Police in a tie breaker by 5-4 goals and qualified for the Quarter Final.
At Bakshi Stadium, 3 league matches of women teams for the advancement to the pre-quarter finals were played. In a first match played between SSB Vs Manipur Police which was won by SSB Women in a one-sided game by 3-0. In another match played between CRPF Women Vs Jharkhand Police Women which was won by CRPF Women by 7-0 goals and qualified for the pre-quarter finals. Match played between event hosts J&K Police women Vs Odisha Women in which J&K Police women team failed to defend their team and lost the game to Odisha Police women by 16-0 goals and knocked out from the championship.
Dignitaries and other officers were present at the venues as Chief Guests.
Stay tuned for the updates & unforgettable moments of football and action-packed matches as the tournament reaches Quarter Finals.