Srinagar, July 11: Team Swish Sunday defeated Team Kobe to win the Basketball Championship at Gindun Sadium, here under lights.
The event was held for 3 days and there were some matches played under lights at night as well.
“This was the first time in Kashmir valley that Basketball matches were played under flood-lights which were recently installed by J&K Sports Council,” a statement from organisers said.
On the Closing ceremony, secretary J&K Sports council, Nuzhat Gul, was chief guest while guest of honors were Dr Zeenat, Rouf and Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, manager Gindun Stadium.
Nuzhat Gul, while speaking at the occasion, appercatied the efforts of the organisers including Murtuza and Mujtuba for taking such an initiative to develop this game among youth in Srinagar.
At the end, she also distributed cash prize and momentos among winning & runner up teams. Labeeb Bhat was declared most valuable player of the tournament.
Organizers also thanked sponsors for helping them to organise this event successfully.