Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Jan 14: With an aim to promote sports among girls, Army in Kulgam district of South Kashmir conducted two-day Girls’ Badminton Championship in the premises of Army Goodwill School Behibagh.
“The tournament was organised in two categories: singles and doubles. Singles produced some excellent games with players piling out a number of crowd pleasing shots. The Doubles too saw some excellent rallies and close games which got the spectators on their feet. In all, 20 single and 16 doubles participation was received. More than 50 children participated in the event,” the Defence spokesman said.
He said the final was a hard fought match between Insha Farooq and Nahida with Insha Farooq winning the match. “In the doubles, Summy and Sarjeela recorded victory over Khalida and Meena by a slight margin. Mothers of the participants, as the Guest of Honour, felicitated the winners at the culmination of the tournament,” the spokesman said.