Baramulla : With a view to constructively engage the youth of Kashmir, Rafiabad Army is organising a volleyball tournament at VTC Ground Watergam.
The event attracts more significance as the tournament is being jointly conducted by Watergam Civil Society & Army together. A Five members organizing committee constituting two Army personnel & three civilians will be conducting the event.
Photo : Irshad Bhat
Out of 32 teams participating 17 teams are from tehsils of Rafiabad and the other 15 teams are from nearby regions of Baramulla, Sopore, Handwara, Patan, Ganderbal and Bandipora.
The event was jointly inaugurated by Mr Muzaffur Rehman and Mr Ghulam Qadir Sheikh, both resident of Rafiabad, and have represented the State in Volleyball Championship in their prime. The opening match was played between teams from Sopore & Ganderbal in a strongly contested match which set the tournament rolling. The event was witnessed by a healthy strength of approximately 270 Civilians. The zeal and enthusiasm shown by the players and spectators shows, the belief of youth in normalcy and peace. The match was played in super challanges Ganderbal vs Sipikar Punch Seer Ganderbal wins this match.
2015 Kashmir Despatch