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Kupwara, Oct 03: As part of ongoing efforts to channelise the youth of Kashmir positively, Indian Army organised a cricket tournament at Keran, Kupwara. The cricket tournament was conducted in memory of Shri Farooq Sango from Patro Village who laid down his life in the Keran sector in Dec 2010 while he was working as a porter in a forward location.

A total of eight teams participated in the tournament held over a duration of five days starting from 28 Sep and consisting of four knockout matches,two semifinals and final on 02 Oct 2022.

The final match was played between Bala Tiger Keran & Brother 11 Mandian on 02 Oct 2022. After a well contested match, Bala Tiger Keran emerged as the champions of the Farooq Sango memorial cricket tournament.

The winners trophy was awarded by the Iqbal Sango younger brother of Shri Farooq Sango.

The winners, Runners up and team securing 3rd position were awarded with trophies, medals, sports jerseys, and shoes respectively.

The event was culminated with an interactive tea party.

The Cricket tournament helped create a positive impression among locals and bonhomie with INDIAN ARMY. INDIAN ARMY continues to connect with the awam for their welfare.

By JK News Live

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