Excelsior Sports Correspondent
KARGIL, Oct 6: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan attended the concluding ceremony of the 2nd Senior Men and Women UT level Handball Championship, organized by Ladakh Handball Association at Khree Sultan Cho Sports Stadium, here today.
Director University of Ladakh (UoL) Campus Kargil Kaneez Fatima, District Youth Services and Sports Officer Leh and Kargil Rigzin Tashi and Muhammad Hussain Rehnuma, general secretary Ladakh Handball Association Muhammad Ali besides other concerned officers were present on the occasion.
A total of 18 teams participated in the tournament including 12 men and 6 women teams. In the final match of women’s category, Handball Club Senior Leh defeated Even Handball Club by a margin of 7-1 goals to clinch the title, while in the men’s final United Kargil won the match by defeating Royal United Leh by 2-1 goals.
CEC Feroz Khan congratulated the winner and runners up and other teams for participating in the tournament. He also thanked the teams from Leh for participating in the tournament to make it a successful event.
Hailing the sportsmanship exhibited by the players during the final match, the CEC said that the youth of Ladakh have immense potential in the sports field. He said that in order to further upgrade the sporting skills of the players, LAHDC Kargil is fully committed to provide them with modern sports related facilities.
The chief guest along with other dignitaries distributed prizes among the winner and runners up teams and other participants.