Srinagar: The final match of the 4th edition of Late Mohammad Shafi Memorial Knockout Football Tournament was played Sunday at Radpora between Real Kashmir U-18 Football Team and Downtown FC.
Both the teams exhibited quality football and received appreciation from the spectators who had gathered in big numbers to witness the match.
Real Kashmir boys made certain excellent moves right from the start but could not easily penetrate the solid defence line of Downtown FC.
However, they succeeded in scoring two goals by making certain tactical moves which kept the spectators spellbound.
Thus Real Kashmir boys defeated Downtown FC by 2-0. A total number of 16 teams participated in the tournament which started from 11th September 2020.
The tournament was organized by Radpora Football Club in Collaboration with J&K Football Association.
Farooq Ahmad Bhola a veteran Footballer was the Chief Guest on the occasion and Lateef Ahmad Bhat International Footballer and Nazir Ahmad Dalal were the Guests of Honour.
They distributed the prizes among the winners and runners-up teams.
Among others who were present include Abdul Majeed Kakroo, Former International Footballer, Bilal Panjabi Asst. General Secretary, Wali Mohammad, Mohammad Shafeeq, Showkat Ahmad, Mohammad Iqbal. Nazir Ahmad, Farooq Shaheen, Muzaffar Ahmad members of JKFA. Prof. B.A Shah, Hony. General Secretary.
JKFA thanked the organisers particularly Bilal Ahmad Bhat for the successful completion of the event. He applauded the role of the organizing committee for their efforts in making the Downtown tournament successful irrespective of all odds.