Srinagar: J&K senior girls team emerged as the winner in the 6th National Roller Netted Ball Championship held at Senior Secondary School, Lal Pani Skating Rink, Shimla Himachal Pradesh from May 11 to 14.
In the event, 13 teams from all over the Country participated and it was organised by Roller Netted Ball Federation of India in collaboration with International Roller Netted Ball.
J&K had fielded two teams in the championship and both performed exceedingly well. J&K Senior girls team emerged as champion by defeating seven-time defending champions Kerala in the final by a 5-2 score.
Wafa Tariq captain of the J&K team scored three goals while Qurat ul Ain scored two.
J&K sub-junior girls' team bagged the silver medal by defeating Rajasthan by 1-0. Fareeha Shakeel scored the only goal of the match for J&K.
J&K teams were trained by Muhammad Ashraf Dijoo who has vast experience in the skating arena.
The Roller Netted Ball is of Kerala origin game and is an indigenous game of India being played in 17 States.
"I am happy to see teams that I trained getting medals and making whole J&K proud," Dijoo said.