Ganderbal Football League concludes


Ganderbal, To encourage the youth and their participation in various sports activities, Ganderbal Football League  was organized by 5 RR Bn JAT here .  The tournament received great response in which 16  teams from different areas of the  district was participated and  competed against each other to win the coveted trophy.
Earlier, the tournament  was inaugurated by Col Sandeep Sirohi CO ,5RR.  All the teams participated and competed against each other with great zeal and enthusiasm and demonstrated exemplary sportsman spirit.
The final match of the Ganderbal Football League  was played today at  Shaheed Constable Ghulam Hassan Lone police  Stadium  Sehpora between FC Hamdania and  FC Bamloora. The tournament was organised at a time when the youngsters were forced to stay indoors, the Company Commander of Dodarhama Army Camp took an initiative and was able to solicit the participation of 16 teams for the event. The tournament commenced on 31 October and was played on league cum knock out basis. Initial games witnessed poor turnout from spectators but as the tournament progressed it became a hot spot for the locals who came in large numbers to appreciate the game. The matches were played with enthusiasm and sportsman spirit. The platform was also used by the Army to shortlist budding young talent who will take part in the football training camp which will be held next year. Amidst huge crowd and the roaring applause the two teams in final clashed today. It turned out to be a perfect finals where both teams pushed themselves to their limits. FC Hamdania beats FC Bamloora by 3-0 and lifted the Ganderbal Football League Trophy. .  The occasion was also graced by the presence of Farooq Ganderbali Patron JKYDF , Dr Bilal Ahmad President JKYDF , Omer Bhat , and other eminent citizens of area.