1st Sham Lal Memorial Five a side Girls hockey tournament concludes
POONCH TODAY NEWS
POONCH: 1st Sham Lal Memorial (Girls) five a side Girls Hockey Tournament concluded here at sports stadium Poonch. Six teams participated in the tournament. Final match was played between Power House Hockey club and Sham Lal hockey Academy Poonch. Power house club won the match by 3-1 goals. For power house club, Menakshi scored two goals in 5th and 15th min, Ishta netted the ball in 25th. For Sham Lal hockey academy Sita scored one goal in 22nd min.
SSP Poonch, Ramesh Kumar Angral (KPS) was the chief guest on the occasion and he interacted with the players. Speaking on the occasion, he remembered the contribution of Late Sham Lal Sharma for promoting Hockey, specially girls hockey in district Poonch and at State level. He also mentioned that allotment of astro turf at Poonch is because of his immense contribution for raising hockey standard to high level and advised hockey players to work hard in sports and in academics
He appreciated coaching staff of Sham lal hockey academy Poonch for organising such tournament and motivating girls to participate in games and sports. Other prominent present who were present on the occasion were DYSP DAR Sachin Gupta (KPS), Farhad Siddque (KAS), Nirdosh Kumar I/C Manager sports stadium Poonch, Sarla Shrama, Hargeet kour (PEM’s)Ravinder Singh, Rajinder Singh Toofan (veteran hockey players) Pervaiz Malik Afridi Chairman EHSAAS Foundation, Poonch, Matinder Pal Singh, Ranveet singh, Navjot singh (all Hockey coaches) and Ram Prakash ground in charge. Chief guest SSP Poonch also distributed trophy and individual prizes to the teams.
Later, Pawan kumar and Mukesh kumar (hockey coaches) presented vote of thanks to all the guest and participants for making this tournament successful and also ensured to organise more tournament in future. Match was officiated by technical panel comprises of Navjot, Agrim and Kavleen.
Tournament is being organised by Sham Lal Hockey academy in collaboration with Hockey Poonch and District unit of Sports Council under the aegis of Hockey J&K sponsored by (SHAM LAL HOCKEY ACADEMY POONCH)
And technically supervised by Pawan Kumar, Mukesh kumar and Navjot singh (all Hockey Coaches)