Excelsior Sports Correspondent
KARGIL, Feb 3:Â J&K Red lifted the National Junior Ice Hockey Cup 2014 at Ice Hockey Rink, Khree Sultan Choo Sports Stadium, Biamathang here.
The finale of the Championship was played between J&K Red and Ladakh Winter Sports Club and with the help of two magnificent goals from Stanzin Namgyail J&K Red won the match by one goal.
The Tournament was organized by Ice Hockey Association of India in collaboration with Kargil Ice and Snow Sports Association (KISS) Kargil in which teams of Haryana, J&K Blue, Kargil, Ex-Service Man Club etc participated.
The Commander 121 Infantry Brigade, Brigadier Majinder Singh was the chief guest, while Deputy Commissioner Kargil Kacho Hassan Khan was the guest of honour.
General secretary, Ice Hockey Association of India Hajinder Singh, Director AIR Kargil Nissar Naseem, SSP Kargil Sujit Kumar and other district officers and thousands of spectators also witnessed the finale match.
The chief guest lauded the efforts of the Ice Hockey Association of India for providing avenues and platform to the youths of this Border District to show their talent.
Brigadier Majinder expected new talent of national and international calibre from Kargil, as Kargil possessed all facilities required for Ice Hockey.
Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Kacho Hassan Khan thanked Ice Hockey Association of India for organizing the event, while vote of thanks was presented by the general secretary Ice Hockey Association of India, Harjinder Singh.
Earlier, Aman Ali Khan presented the welcome speech and highlighted the achievements of KISS for the upliftment of Ice Skating in Kargil.