Akhnoor wins U-19, Jammu U-16 Football titles

JAMMU: Akhnoor zone and Jammu zone bagged the boys' under-19 and under-16 titles respectively in the three-day inter-zonal district level Football tournament under Khelo India held under the banner of Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) at BSF Stadium, here today.

In the under-19 category, Akhnoor zone trounced Miran Sahib 2-0. Earlier, in the under-16 final, Jammu zone defeated their counterparts from Bhalwal zone 4-3 via tie-breaker.

In all, 610 boys drawn across 14 zones of Jammu district in this knock-out competition. In the finals and prize distribution function, Deputy Director (Central), Haji Mirza Hussain was the chief guest, who gave away the title trophies.

He interacted with the finalist teams in both the age categories and encouraged the boys. The officer appreciated the efforts put in by the District Officer (DYSS) Jammu, Chanchal Kour in successful conduct of the event.

Among others present were Zonal Physical Education Officers (ZPEOs) of Jammu District including Jeet Singh, Sher Singh, Jaswant Singh, Tarsem Singh and Anju Gupta.

 

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