Iqbal Sports wins Mushtaq Memorial football tourney
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Nov 29: Iqbal Sports on Monday lifted the 12th edition of the J&K Police Memorial Football Tournament outplaying Rail Coach Factory (RCF) Kapurthala 5-3 in tie-breaker in the final played at MA Stadium, here.
Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah was the chief guest who gave away winners and runners-up trophies. He was accompanied by the Director General of J&K Police, Kuldeep Khoda.
About the game, in the stipulated time the match ended in goalless draw thereby forcing the organizers to straightway go for tie-breaker to decide the fate of the final.
From winners, Iqbal Sports, Faizal, Adil, Shamim, Rizwan and Imran successfully netted the ball to guide their side to a big win.
Earlier, scheduled to be held at Bakshi Stadium Srinagar on June 29, the final was pending for the last five months because of turmoil in Valley. Since, Civil Secretariat moves to the Winter Capital Jammu, the final was re-scheduled for today by the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
In all, 34 teams from within the state and outside took part in this tournament held on knock-out basis and Iqbal Sports and RCF Kapurthala reached the final.
The final was witnessed by host of senior officers, members of the Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) and football fans.
Lastupdate on : Mon, 29 Nov 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 29 Nov 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM SPORTS
Bandipora, Nov 29: The Gujjar Welfare Forum today said that thousands of people living in various hamlets of this district were suffering immensely due to the lack of basic amenities. Addressing a news More
- Srinagar City
Dy CM concerned, plans ‘proper policy for community respite’
GK CITY REPORTER
Srinagar, Nov 29: The parking lot operators are up in arms against the government for not extending lease of the space allotted to them by the Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) even though their business More
Jammu, Nov 29: Establishment of family courts for ensuring quick disposal of domestic violence cases and other matrimonial matters has remained a distant dream in Jammu and Kashmir; courtesy- laidback More
- News in Brief
Ganderbal, Nov 29: “Law Day” was observed in District Court premise, Ganderbal and was presided over by Principal District and Sessions Judge, Muhammad Shafi Khan.Chief Judicial Magistrate, SP, Additional More
Interacts with SKUAST-J students, faculty
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Nov 29: Terming the application of modern farm technology as essential ingredient for raising production and productivity, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Monday laid thrust on bridging the gap between More
NON-BAILABLE SECTIONS INVOKED
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, Nov 29: Booker Prize winner and noted social activist Arundhati Roy, chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani and others were today booked on charges of sedition by Delhi More