Srinagar, October 25: Real Kashmir FC Under 18 side has lifted the Late Mohammad Shafi knockout football tournament title defeating Downtown FC in the final played at Radapora Sports Stadium Khanyar on Saturday, October 24.
In the match the young side of Real Kashmir beat Downtown FC by 2-0 goals. The match dominated the Real Kashmir side and they deservingly lifted the title.
In the tournament 16 teams had participated and it had kicked off on September 16.
The tournament was organized by Radpora Football Club in Collaboration with J&K Football Association.
Farooq Ahmad Bhola a veteran Footballer was the Chief Guest on the occasion while as Lateef Ahmad Bhat International Footballer, Nazir Ahmad Dalal were the Guests of Honour and they distributed the prizes among the Winners & Runners-up teams.
Among others who were present Abdul Majeed Kakroo, Former International Footballer, Bilal Panjabi. Asst. General Secretary, Wali Mohammad, Mohammad Shafeeq, Showkat Ahmad, Mohammad Iqbal. Nazir Ahmad, Farooq Shaheen, Muzaffar Ahmad members of JKFA.
Prof. B.A Shah, Hony. General Secretary, JKFA thanked the organizers particularly Bilal Ahmad Bhat for the successful Completion of the event. He applauded the role of the organizing committee for their efforts in making the Downtown Tournament successful irrespective of all odds. a big success in the Downtown. He reiterated that JKFA is bound to develop Football in every nook and corner of the UT from Grassroots level.