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JKFA inaugurates football tournament in Tanghdar

Post by on Tuesday, February 15, 2022

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Kupwara, Feb 14: Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) in its first kind of initiative for promotion of football in far flung area of district Kupwara on Monday inaugurated  a football tournament at Tangdhar, Karnah.
 JKFA official told Rising Kashmir that a delegation of J&K Football Association led by Tariq Madni, Secretary DFA Srinagar visited a far flung area of District Kupwara, Tangdhar, Karnah for the inauguration of the football league tournament.
The official said that J&K Football Association is concerned about promotion of the game in every nook and corner of J&K.
As per official around 20 Clubs of Karnah are participating in this tournament.
 The other members of delegation were Former International Footballer, Abdul Majeed Kakroo, Chairman Referees Committee, Farooq Shaheen, members of J&K Football Association, Sarfaraz Nabi and Bilal Ahmad.
 "This is for the first time that Sports Association Karnah under the aegis of J&K Football Association have started a "Football Tournament" which has  been welcomed by the fraternity of Footballers in general and the people of Karnah in particular," official said.
The match was inaugurated by SP Kansul Brigaider 104 who was the Chief Guest on the Occasion.
 Official added that JKFA will extend full support to the Sports Association Karnah and in due course of time the election of the "Office Bearers" will be held and hence will pave the way for the formation of a Zone in the area which will further help in the smooth functioning of the tournaments in the area.
"J&K football Association feels proud of starting their activities in such a far off place where road connectivity remains suspended for almost six months, and this speaks volumes about the interest JKFA is taking for the promotion of football in the UT," official said.
On the occasion, members of delegation also appreciated efforts and arrangements made by the Sports Association Karnah for starting the first ever league football tournament in area.

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