Indian Army conducts volleyball tournament in J-K



Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 2 (NT): The Indian Army conducted a friendly volleyball tournament for the youth at District Sports Stadium on Sunday in valley of Jammu and Kashmir.

A total of 12 teams from all over the district took participate in the event.

The players participated in the tournament expressed gratitude towards the Indian Army for their initiative and hoped that this would keep on in the future as well.


"I would like to thank the Indian Army for organizing the tournament. They should come up with such activities- Football, Cricket, Hockey, more often. It will help to eradicate the evil of drug addiction from the society," Muzzamil Hussain, one of the players, was quoted by ANI as saying.

Meanwhile, one of the players insisted that the youth of the valley are very brilliant and that they are in search of chances to grow.

"We have talent, we need to flourish it. Our players are playing IPL (Indian Premier League), Football, Volleyball etc. parents also need to push their children towards sports if they want to have a bright future for their kids," the other player said.

Meanwhile, in order to encourage sport in the valley, Indian fast bowler Irfan Pathan organized selection camps for the young cricketers in north, south, and central Kashmir here on Sunday.




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