Kupwara, 29 May: The Champions Tennis Ball cricket tournament in Kupwara was on Sunday concluded and Handwara women’s and Drugmulla Strikers in the men’s category remained winners.
In the tournament, all age groups of men and women participated in this tennis ball cricket tournament.
The winners, both men and women, were honoured with trophies.
According to organizers, the aim of this tournament was to keep these young people engaged with sports activities.
On the occasion, BDC Chairman Showket Pandith was chief guest, while DO Chogal Khursheed Ahmad was guest of honor, and a large number of people witnessed the match.
Speaking on the occasion, BDC Chairman Showket Pandith said the aim of organising such events is to keep our youth busy with sports activities.
He said, “In present times, a large number of our young people have become drug addicted.” He has appealed to the youth to keep themselves busy with sports activities to keep themselves busy and fit.
Pandith said, “I will provide all the basic facilities to sportspeople,” adding that he has also requested the authorities to release more funds for sports activities.