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KARGIL: Executive Councilor for Youth Services and Sports Advocate Muhammad Amir on Thursday said that a proper blend between sports and studies is a must for the youth to develop as successful citizens of tomorrow.
The EC stated this while addressing players during the inaugural function of the Inter-Zonal District Level Mega Football Tournament for boys and girls. The tournament was held under ‘Let’s Play’ co-branded with ‘Khelo India’ for Under-12, 16 and 19 age categories at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium Kargil.
“A sound mind can rest in a sound body and for a sound body physical activity are most important,” Amir said, adding sports are centred with human values of patience, cooperation and team spirit.
Around 480 boys and girls from different zones of the district including Kargil, Sankoo, Shakar-Chiktan and Shargole are participating in the football tournament.
Meanwhile, during the final match of the under-12 boys played today, Kargil Zone clinched the trophy by defeating Tai Suru Zone by three goals while Sankoo lost to Kargil by two goals in the finals of boys under-16 category.
District Youth Services and Sports Officer Kargil Aga Syed Toha, Zonal Physical Education Officers, coaches and the staff of Youth Services and Sports Department Kargil were present on the occasion.
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