Police inaugurates cricket tournament in Sopore
Post by RK News on Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Sopore, July 10: In a remarkable initiative to promote sports and community engagement, Police under the auspices of the Civic Action Programme inaugurated the Cricket Tournament in Sopore.
The opening ceremony of the Cricket Tournament was inaugurated by ADC Sopore Shabir Ahamd Rawa-JKAS at Noorgah Sopore. On this occasion, DySP DAR Sopore Hilal Ahmad Hilal and other senior officers and officials of Police were present.
The inaugural match played between Alwaleed Cricket Club Shair Colony and Khan Sports Club Shair Colony which was won by Khan Sports Club by 4 wickets and Irshad Ahmad was declared man of the match. The event witnessed the presence of distinguished guests, community leaders and enthusiastic spectators, who came together to support the participating teams. In this event, 32 cricket teams will participate in the tournament.
The chief Guest Shabir Ahmad Rawa while interacting with the players and other audience highlighted the significance of sports in promoting physical fitness, mental well-being and overall personality development. He underscored the role of sports in empowering youth/women, instilling discipline and nurturing leadership qualities.
It is pertinent to mention here that Police is organising different sports events, like volleyball tournament, football tournament, cultural programmes and other co-curricular activities in Sopore for upliftment of sports among the youth.