In tune with its sustained efforts towards carrying out activities that promote skills and provide a platfom for the young minds to freely interact amongst one another, the Army Camp at Shar-e-Shali, in concert with the local Sports Authorities and the youth, organised a Football Tournament from 02-10 Dec 2016.
Six teams from South Kashmir – Etihad FC, Saffron FC, Pantha Chowk FC, Shining Star FC, Pulwama FC & Khreuh FC competed for the top honours. The tournament was played on a round robin basis over a period of nine days culminating into the finals on 10 Dec 2016.
As the tournament progressed, the teams exhibited some exceptional sporting skills and healthy competitiveness providing a pleasurable spectacle to a good swell of cheering cowds that came to watch the matches on all days. Etihad FC and Pantha Chowk FC emerged as the top two teams which clashed for the championship trophy in a keenly contested final which the former won with a scoreline of 2-0.
The tournament concluded with distribution of prize money and trophies to the winner and the runner-up teams while certificates of participation were awarded to all the playing members. The whole event proved to be a reflection of not only the popular aspirations for peace and normalcy but also of the existing bonhomie and trust between the people and their Army.