Saqlain imparts tips to young players on Sports Day

RAJOURI: International volleyball player from Poonch, Saqlain Tariq interacted with young male and female players during National Sports Day celebrations at different educational institutions of Thannamandi in district Rajouri.

The opening function held at Middle School Thannamandi, followed by a volleyball match between Boys Higher Secondary School Thannamandi and MET Thannamandi which former won in straight sets of 25-19, 25-21. Saqib Khan of the winning team played extra ordinary game.

In this event, Saqlain Tariq was chief guest, who was given a rousing reception by the organisers. He spoke to the young boys and girls practicing volleyball and asked them for higher aims in sports.

District Officer Rajouri, Sarwan Singh, Chairman Shaheed Manjit Singh Volleyball Club, Mohd Tariq Qayoom Shawl (ex-ZPEO), Mumtaz Khan (ex-Headmaster), Joginder Kumar (ZPEO), Altaf Dar, Maqbool Mughal (PEM), Arshad Khan (PET), Lal Hussain and Shafiq Mir.

Meanwhile, incharge volleyball association of Rajouri, Mohd Tariq asked young students to involve themselves in sports so as to excel in life. Ruksar Bhat, PEM delivered words of thanks to visiting guest and the gathering.

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