Doda/Kishtwar: State Football Academy (SFA) of Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council (JKSSC) conducted selection trails under Mission-22 to select players for the district football units of Doda and Kishtwar on Wednesday and Tuesday respectively.
The trials in Doda and Kishtwar were conducted by the selection committee comprising of Head coach SFA Satpal Singh and SFA coach Rajinder Singh. While as The trials in Doda and Kishtwar district was coordinated by Babarmughal and Rajinder Sen respectively.
The trials in Doda were conducted at Degree College Bhaderwah Ground in which almost 90 football aspirants from every nook and corner of the district attended the trials.
Moreover, the selection penal selected fifty-five footballers under three age groups, 13, 15, and 18 respectively on various parameters.
Meanwhile, in Kishtwar district, almost 100 enthusiastic footballers of various areas of the district thronged the venue to attend the trials.
Almost sixty footballers under three age categories 13, 15 and 18 respectively could make it in the final selection list after going through requisite criteria.
After the trials the selection penal said that the response in both the districts was overwhelming from aspiring footballers as well as from parents.
“The youth of these districts have immense potential but due to lack of platform they were not getting any chance to unleash their potential,” selection penal said.
“Now the SFA came forward to provide them such platform,” they add.