Week-long Girls’ Basketball tourney begins

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Nov 28: The first-ever Basketball tournament ‘TBMS Director’s Cup’ for girls started today in which several teams from different districts participated.
The opening match was played between Foundation World School and DPS Budgam which was won by Foundation World School by 22/02, and in the second match, Green Valley Educational Institute won against GHS Amira Kadal by 25/2.
The tournament is being organized by Tyndale Biscoe and Mallinson Society and will continue till December 3 at the Sheikh-Bagh Campus. The tournament is being held in honour of Director TBMS, Parwez Samuel Kaul, who has always stood for the education of girls and equal opportunities for women.
Principal TBMS, Mabel Yonzon, welcomed and felicitated the guests and participating teams while the event was sponsored by Manchester Education in partnership with Red FM 93.5.
The opening ceremony began with a prayer by Justice Muzaffar Jan (Retd.). The guests of honour DySP, Police Cargo Syed Sleet Shah and DySP Police-Nehru Park, Mansha Beg encouraged the girls to follow their dreams of being good sportspersons.
Fayid of Manchester Education spoke about the changing world and the need for women to take initiative in every field. Director TBMS along with the guests declared the tournament open by unveiling the Champion’s Trophy.