The Gurez Football Tournament concluded on Tuesday in Gurez valley with the SFA Bandipora football club emerging as the winner.
As per an official, the event was organized by the District Administration, Bandipora in collaboration with ELFA International under the guidance of DR. Owais Ahmad District Development Commissioner Bandipora, and under the overall supervision of Mohammad Ashraf Hakak, ADDC Bandipora.
“This event was the first of its kind at Gurez which received huge acclaim and participation,” an official said.
Among others present at the finals were Mohamad Ashraf Hakak ADDC Bandipora, DR. Mudasir, SDM Gurez, Bashir Ahmad SDPO Gurez.
The final match ended up in a round of penalties and the SFA Football club emerged as the winner, Sports Club Bandipora Dawar football came up as the runner up and Dawar Football club was the 2nd Runner up. Zakir Hussain Dar was awarded Man of the tournament.
The official said the event was attended by a huge crowd who had gathered from Gurez and other adjacent areas. The event not only provided a rear occasion for the players to showcase their talent and sportsmanship but provided the spectators with a climax of entertainment and show.
“People appreciated the efforts of District Administration and ELFA International for making the event possible and also asked the ELFA International to continue such events in future also,” the official said.