J&K Bank Academy among seven register berth in next round

Excelsior Sports Correspondent

Sports Minister Taj Mohi-ud-Din interacting with footbalers at Srinagar on Monday.

SRINAGAR, June 17: J&K Bank Academy was among seven teams which registered berth in the next round of the ongoing State Football Championship, being organised by J&K State Sports Council and J&K Bank Limited at Bakshi Stadium and Polo Ground, here today.
In the first match of the day, Jehlum Sports defeated DFA Samba via tie breaker with 5-4 goals, whereas in the second match, DFA Bandipora registered victory over DFA Udhampur by a solitary goal.
In the third match played between J&K Bank Academy and DFA Budgam, players of both the team displayed exemplary skills. In the first half, players of both the teams strived hard to net the goal but failed and the first half ended with 0-0 score. In the second half, the enthusiastic Aquib of J&K Bank Academy netted the goal in the last minute of the game and registered victory over DFA Budgam.
In the fourth match, AG’s Office Football Team defeated Young Maharaja Football Club by two goals to zero and advanced to the next round of the championship. Waseem was the scorer.
In the fifth match, DFA Pulwama registered 4-0 goals victory over Arfat Sports Club.  Zuhaib, Wasim and Zahid were the scorer.
In the sixth match, Kashmir Mughals thrashed DFA Kupwara by straight 2-0 goals and entered into the next stage of the tourney. Tajamul and Adil were the scorer.
In the last match of the day, PDC Blue XI defeated Safaloo Club ‘A’ by 4-0 goals. Sameer, David, Bilal and Amanjoot Singh were the scorers.
On the occasion, Taj Mohi-ud-Din, Minister for Sports and Technical Education was the chief guest, whereas Abdul Hamid Banday, Executive President Chairman Sports Board, J&K Bank was the guest of honour. Dilip, Secretary, J&K State Sports Council was also present.
While speaking, Minister asked the participants to play the game with true sportsmanship.
He asked the youth to participate in the sports activities to keep their body mentally and physically fit.


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