STATE TIMES NEWS
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) started week-long football festival under the affiliation of All India Football Federation and Asian Football Confederation at Synthetic Turf Football Ground here, on Saturday.
A friendly match was played between two specially-abled teams who were chosen from amongst 200 differently-abled teenagers of a special school from Solina in Srinagar. The children exhibited special skills at the ground and the spectators were chanting slogans for their respective teams.
Later, the organisers also arranged a football veterans’ match, which was appreciated by all.
Meanwhile, Secretary, Sports Council, Waheed Ur Rehman Para interacted with the specially-abled children and appreciated the sportspersons. He said such events will be held in future also.
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