Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Oct 1: Arun Sharma Sports and Social Welfare Trust today honoured international football player from Jammu, Arun Malhotra on becoming member technical committee of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in a function held at Handball Training Facility of SD Sabha School, here.
One of the top veteran cricketers of J&K, Ashwani Gupta was the chief guest, who honoured Malhotra.
Earlier, member trustee of the Trust, Ashutosh Sharma and other senior players complimented Arun on becoming first footballer from J&K to become member of the top committee of the AIFF.
Former Ranji cricketer and international Handball player, Akshay Khajuria told the gathering that Arun was one of the few footballers from J&K, who have earned a name at the international level. “Now, Arun has become part of the AIFF technical committee, which is something historic for the entire sports fraternity of J&K, especially those associated with the game of football,” said DySP Akshay.
Kartar Dogra, Chandan Singh, Bachan Dogra (Handball coach), Rakesh Dogra, Surinder Dogra, Vikas Nanda, Gourav Sharma, Rohit Vadan and Anil Dogra were present during the event.