J&K State Sports Council (JKSSC) has secured the services of star footballer of JK, Ishfaq Ahmad from Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) for the development of football in JK.
Ishfaq Ahmad recently signed contract with Indian Super League side Jamshedpur FC had joined DYSS last year. JKSSC managed to get him to DYSS on deputation and he will be given the charge of developing grass root level football across State.
It is big thing that has happened for Sports Council. Ishfaq is pride of J&K and we desperately wanted him to be part of Sports Council. It is now official that he will be part of Sports Council, said Secretary Sports Council Waheed ur Rehman Parra.
Ishfaq said that Sports Council give chance to look after the grass root level development football across JK.
He will be taking care of grass root level football centers and will train and monitor our young generation of footballers.
“I have learned lot about the game. This is the game that has given me a lot. It has given me name, fame and money. Now it is my chance to give something back to it. It is the only thing I am best and only thing I can do,” Ishfaq said.