Srinagar, May 06: Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council In collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) commenced a week long football festival event under the affiliation of All India Football Federation and Asian Football confederation, at football synthetic turf Srinagar.
A friendly football match was played among two specially abled teams who were chosen amongst 200 differently abled teenagers of special schools from Solina Srinagar.
The children exhibited special skills at the ground and the spectators were chanting slogans for their respective teams.
Later on, the organizers also arranged a football veterans’ match, which was appreciated and enjoyed by all.
Meanwhile, Secretary Sports Council, who was present on the occasion while interacting with the specially abled children, appreciated the sportspersons and ensured that such events will be held in future also.
Among present were, two International footballers and other top experts of J&K, who encouraged and hailed the aspiring sportspersons.
The festival shall continue for full week with football activities of different levels, forms and competitions. (KNS)