Srinagar July 31: The JKFA professional football league 2021 concluded on Saturday with J&K Bank XI emerging as first and Hyderya sports FC second in points tally here at Synthetic Turf TRC Srinagar.
On the final day of the ongoing tournament two matches were played today. First match was played between J&K bank XI and Kashmir Avengers FC.
Kashmir Avengers FC went all out from the very start either to make a draw or defeat J&K bank XI in order to earn a position in the league table.
But they could not score a goal in the first half.
On the other hand J&K bank XI played with an attacking spree to maintain the title of unbeaten team.
They made certain good moves but were unable to find the net.
First half ended without scoring any goal by both the teams.
The second half started with an aggressive note and both teams trying to find an opening.
In the 75th minute J&K Bank succeeded in scoring a goal through Faisal Thakur. Kashmir Avengers FC geared up and leveled the score through Saqib in the 80th minute.
The match ended with a 1:1 goal draw.
Saqib of Kashmir Avengers FC was declared as man of the match.
The second match was played between Downtown Hero's FC and Hyderya sports FC.
This was an important match for both the clubs for securing the 2nd position of the league.
The clubs were introduced to the Divisional commissioner Kashmir, P.K. Pole who was the chief guest on the occasion.
Both the clubs started with quality Football playing and the features of which was perfect ball control, man to man marking and first time clearance.
Both the clubs tried to find the net but failed.
The First half ended with a goalless draw.
The second half once again started with brisk note both the clubs trying hard to take the lead.
The match was evenly balanced and was full of attacks and counter attacks.
The spectators enjoyed every moment of the game that were present in large numbers in the Stadium.
The match ended with a goalless draw.
Metro Melvim was declared as man of the match.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P.K Pole was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The other dignitaries present were Special Secretary YSS, Md. Ashraf Bhat, Secretary Tourism Dept. Sarmad Hafeez Director Budget Finance Department, Dr. M.Y Itoo, Secretary JKSC Nuzhat Gul, and Div. Sports Officer JKSC, Nuzhat Ara Dronacharya awardee KULDEEP Handoo, was honoured for his contribution in the discipline of Washu in the country.
The revered guests distributed prizes mementos among the Winners and Runner-up teams. They also distributed certificates of merits to the representatives of print and electronic media and other agencies who contributed to making the Professional League a success.
JKFA Expressed sincere thanks and gratitude to all the participating teams, Sponsors, JK Police Department, Print & Electronic Media, with whose efforts the Tournament was a grand success.
The Tournament is organized by J&K Football Association in collaboration with J&K Sports Council.
The partners of the Tournament are Fala Aam Waqaf (Medical Partner), Big 92.7FM (Radio Partner), Ajwa (Drinking water partner) & IY impex (Cooldrink Sponsor)