Rafiabad Football Tournament concludes

Winners being felicitated by the dignitaries during the concluding ceremony of Rafiabad Football Tournament in Baramulla. — Excelsior/Abid Nabi
Winners being felicitated by the dignitaries during the concluding ceremony of Rafiabad Football Tournament in Baramulla. — Excelsior/Abid Nabi

Excelsior Sports Correspondent

BARAMULLA, Dec 25: Rafiabad Football Tournament organised by 32 RR under the aegies of Headquarters 7 Sector Rashtriya Rifles concluded today at Dangiwacha, Rafiabad.
The Tournament received an overwhelming response of over 16 teams from Dangiwacha Tehsil and nearby regions of Rafiabad.
The zeal and sportsmanship displayed by all the contesting teams was testimony of the rich sporting culture and high standards of skills of youth of Kashmir.
The final match was played between the teams from Dangiwacha (Higher Secondary School) and Wangam wherein both teams showcased their immense talent by displaying their exceptional skills which kept the spectators glued to their seats.
The team from Dangiwcha Higher Secondary School emerged victorious. The winner and runner up teams were duly felicitated with cash prize of Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively by Commanding Officer 32 Rashtriya Rifles.
Speaking on the occasion Commanding Officer 32 Rashtriya Rifles complimented all the participants for their immense talent and also expressed his gratitude to the members of Rafiabad civil society for their invaluable contribution in organising the week long tournament.