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SRINAGAR: To provide an opportunity to the budding sportspersons of the Valley, the Army had organised a Football Premier League at Panzgam which culminated on 09 May 2018 with the final match being played between Etihad Sports Club and Moondra Sports Club at the ALG Ground, Panzgam.  The highly competitive and closely fought finale was won by the Moondra Sports Club by a score of 1-0. The teams were cheered by a huge audience which had gathered to witness the final match. Both the teams were rewarded with trophies and medals.  After the match, an interaction with the team members and the locals was also carried out. The locals extended their appreciation to the Army for organising the Football League and were assured full support and cooperation for more such events in the future.

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SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Tuesday felicitated Mansha Bashir and Jehangir Ahmad Shah who represented the Indian national team and won gold and silver medals at the International Taekwondo Championship held last month in Malaysia. Muzafar Sheikh from Kupwara who trains Taekwondo sportspersons at his MTC club at Rajbagh here and coached the Indian team for the championship was also felicitated by the DC on the occasion.

 

The DC lauded the sportspersons for brining laurels to the State and assured them of all possible assistance and promotion from the district administration. Mansha who won the gold medal in the championship has previously won the silver middle at the 13th AU Taekwondo Championship Princess Cup held last year in Bangkok. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had sponsored her for the championship.

 

The achievement and her sports skills have won her selection for the World Taekwondo Federation Cup to be held in Australia. She is also the only Taekwondo sportsperson from the State to have been selected for the National Institute of Sports six-week certification course in Karela. Dr. Shah while congratulating her said Mansha represents the immense potential and talent in girls in the State and urged one and all to encourage them in their sports and academic endeavours. The three were also recently felicitated by the Union Sports Ministry in New Delhi upon returning from Kuala Lumpur.

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SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Tuesday felicitated Mansha Bashir and Jehangir Ahmad Shah who represented the Indian national team and won gold and silver medals at the International Taekwondo Championship held last month in Malaysia. Muzaffar Sheikh from Kupwara who trains Taekwondo sportspersons at his MTC club at Rajbagh here and coached the Indian team for the championship was also felicitated by the DC on the occasion.

 

The DC lauded the sportspersons for bringing laurels to the State and assured them of all possible assistance and promotion from the district administration. Mansha who won the gold medal in the championship has previously won the silver medal at the 13th AU Taekwondo Championship Princess Cup held last year in Bangkok. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had sponsored her for the championship.

 

The achievement and her sports skills have won her selection for the World Taekwondo Federation Cup to be held in Australia. She is also the only Taekwondo sportsperson from the State to have been selected for the National Institute of Sports six-week certification course in Karela. Dr. Shah, while congratulating her, said Mansha represents the immense potential and talent in girls in the State and urged one and all to encourage them in their sports and academic endeavours. The three were also recently felicitated by the Union Sports Ministry in New Delhi upon returning from Kuala Lumpur.