Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, today inaugurated 3rd All India Sher-e-Duggar Pandit Prem Nath Dogra Memorial Football Gold Cup tournament at Mini Stadium, Parade Ground.
Speaking on the occasion, Advisor maintained that sports activities inculcate discipline and positivity among the youngsters besides keeping them away from drugs and other illicit habits. He said that the stadium will soon be renovated as per the standards of International level so that the sports enthusiasts get requisite facilities.
Advisor Khan asserted that football is a very popular game with followers around the world and it is also loved by people here in J&K. He expressed happiness that J&K is hosting teams from all over the country in this tournament.
Pertinently, the tournament will be played from 2 to 12 March 2020 in which teams from all over the country are participating. The inaugural match was played between Dogra FC and State Football Academy.