Police Martyrs Memorial Tournament concludes

Winners posing with Police Officers at DPL Anantnag on Tuesday.
Winners posing with Police Officers at DPL Anantnag on Tuesday.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
ANANTNAG, Nov 29: Police Martyrs Memorial Volleyball Tournament, organized by IRP-11th Battalion under its annual sports event, concluded at DPL Ground, here today.
Spartan Spikers emerged as Champions of the tournament, which was organized in the memory of brave Police martyrs who gave supreme sacrifices of their lives for the sovereignty and integrity of the nation.
Mohammad Yousuf Gorsi (DDC Chairman) was chief guest, while other dignitaries including SSP Anantnag, Commandant IRP 11th Bn, Deputy Commandant IRP 11th Bn, DySP DAR DPL Anantnag and other senior officers as well as family members of martyrs were present on the occasion.
The final match was played between Spartan Spikers (a local Volleyball Club) and B-team of IRP-11th Bn, which was won by Spartan Spikers and claimed the winning trophy.
A total of eight teams participated in the tournament and all the matches were played in a highly professional manner under the supervision of trained sports persons.
The chief guest Yousuf Gorsi and Commandant IRP 11h Bn, (Sandeep Mehta) jointly awarded the winners and runner-ups with trophies. While speaking on the occasion, the chief guest empathized that such tournaments should be organized to boost the morale of the players and to choose the best talent among them. Paying a glowing tribute to martyrs of J8K Police, he reminded the gathering of the great contribution made by the martyrs for bringing peace in J&K.
Besides this, the family members of the police martyrs were also facilitated and supporting sports officials were awarded with mementos. Constable Rayees Ahmad No 876/IR 11th Bn of runner-up team was declared man of the series, whereas man of the match went to Umer Ahmad of the winning team.
Commandant Sandeep Mehta wished all the best to the participants and organizing committee of the tournament and declared the event closed.