3 matches played under Phase-II of NIFF Football League

Excelsior Sports Correspondent

Srinagar, Dec 1: Three matches were played today in the ongoing NIFF Youth Football League 2021 at Synthetic Turf Football Stadium here.
The first match of the League started with the clash between SSFA Srinagar and Sopore FA which ended in a goalless draw.
Ibrahim Imran of Sopore FA was declared as player of the match while Tanushree, SP North graced the occasion as chief guest.
The second match by of the day was played between Jammu & Kashmir FA and Baramulla FA which was won by J& K Bank FA 2-0.
Yawar Ali of J& K Bank FA was declared as ‘Player of the Match’ for his outstanding performance, while Mir Sarwar, a famous actor was chief guest during the second match.
The last encounter of the day was between FC Ganderbal and DP Dhar FA. The match was do-or-die for FC Ganderbal, however, it ended in a goalless draw. The ‘Player of the Match’ was awarded to Aqib Mushtaq of FC Ganderbal.
It is to be noted here that the League is the first of its kind of initiative taken by NIFF for providing ample platform to junior age group players. Both the man of the match awards carry Rs1500 of cash and a memento which is being sponsored by New JK Roadways.
The Youth Football League is being organised by NIFF J&K in collaboration with J&K Sports Council and is being sponsored by New JK Roadways, JK Stories, Color Curve and Frisk Film Production as League broadcasters, I.Y.Impex as hydration partners, Tan Star Sports and Department of Health J&K.