Srinagar: The first ever night football tournament is being organized in Delhi Public School in association with the Army Public School. The main purpose of the event is to provide a proper platform to young talented players so that they can build their career in sports.
The local people especially, students have shown great interest and enthusiasm for this tournament. It is a great opportunity for the players to showcase their talent and to improve their game.
Everybody from locals to players is praising the organizer. David Robinson a foreign coach said that It's a huge step, and it promotes football in the state. The coach further added that till now, there have been only two Kashmiris who went to play high-level football, which is a shame because there is definitely much more talent and potential in Kashmir.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 15 Corps, Lieutenant General A.K Bhatt also shared his opinion about this event and said that he hopes real Kashmir is represented by more and more young men from the valley. The best thing to engage our youth in positive activity would be sports. He further said that Sports, apart from diverting your energy to the right things, teaches you all the right values in life. Lieutenant General further added that he hopes Kashmir have many more tournaments like this.