Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today awarded cash prizes to the winners of Oorja CAPF Under-19 football talent hunt tournament here.
The winners, girls team of JFA and boys team of SAIL, were awarded Rs 50,000 each.
JFA had defeated SGFI-C in the final match on May 11. SGFI-C was also awarded a cash prize of Rs 30,000 for finishing as runner-up.
SAIL Bokaro received Rs 50,000 after it defeated SGFI-A in the finals. The latter got Rs 30,000 cash prize for finishing third.
Das also announced Rs 1 lakh each for the participating teams of the tournament.
The chief minister said, "Defeat is the first step towards success. So many players at the international level have brought laurels to the state. All the emerging players of the state should take inspiration from them."
Das also assured of organising state level tournaments in Jharkhand.
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