Aftab-Ist Poonch boy to take part in Handball Nationals

JAMMU: Aftab Hussain has become first player from remote district of Poonch to represent Jammu and Kashmir in the 40th National Handball Championship held at Siddipet in Telangana.

"A resident of village Gulpur and son of Mohd Bashir, Aftab has got exceptional talent and has a bright future ahead, said his coach, Sourab Sharma, a Physical Education Teacher, who is presently on deputation with J&K State Sports Council.

Meanwhile, those associated with the game of Handball feel that Altaf's participation at the national level will go a long way in encouraging other young boys and girls.


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