Army organises Football Premier League at Mendhar

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Mendhar has geared up for football action as seven teams from six districts including Poonch Panthers, Rajouri Royals, Reasi Rustoms, Nowshera Knight Riders, Doda Daredevils, Kishtwar Strikers and Ramban Warriors arrived to participate in the Inter District Pir Panjal Football league being organized by the Army at Mendhar. The teams are competing for the coveted Pir Panjal Trophy.
The tournament is scheduled on league cum knockout format at Operation Hill Stadium Mendhar. Day one began with an exciting and well contested match between Kishtwar Strikers and Rajouri Royals which ended in a penalty shootout and was finally won by Kishtwar Strikers.
This was followed by a match between Nowshera Knight Riders and Reasi Rustoms, in which Nowshera Knight Riders team won.
The event provides opportunity to all players to exhibit
their best talent to help them get recognized for selection at the highest levels.
It will help the youth to interact with each other and foster a spirit of sportsmanship and also revive and propagate the culture of sports in the State.

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