Governor inaugurates SFA Football League Phase II

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Srinagar, July 16: Governor N.N. Vohra inaugurated the Inter State Football Academy - Football League Phase-II at the Astro Turf, Tourist Reception Centre, Srinagar, today. Sh. K. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor, Sh. Parvez Ahmed, Chairman J&K Bank, Sh. Mohammad Javed Khan, Commissioner Youth Services and Sports were present on the occasion.


Governor interacted with the teams of football players who have come from various districts of Kashmir Division to participate in this Tournament. He congratulated the SFA for taking the initiative of organising this Competition.
         Highlighting the crucial importance of sports for the holistic development of youth, Governor emphasised the need to provide adequate opportunities for school and college students participating in sports activities. He observed that all sports activities engendered discipline and prizes won in sports competitions boost the self-confidence of the players and athletes.
         Governor urged Sh. K. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor to see that tournaments are organised throughout the year, in all the three regions of the State and to ensure that all shortcomings in the path of sports promotion are remedied on most immediate basis. He asked Advisor to take all measures required for enabling successful organisation of the national level football competition in Srinagar, due to be held in September this year.
         Sh. Mehraj Ud Din Wadoo, International Footballer highlighted the programmes and achievements of the SFA.