The Indian Army organized a friendly volleyball tournament for the youth here at District Sports Stadium on Sunday.
A total of 12 teams from all over the district participated in the event.
Reflecting on the same, the players participated in the tournament thanked the Indian Army for their initiative and hoped that this would continue in the future as well.
"I would like to thank the Indian Army for organizing the tournament. They should come up with such activities- Football, Cricket, Hockey, more often. It will help to eradicate the evil of drug addiction from the society," Muzzamil Hussain, one of the players, said.
Meanwhile, one of the players insisted that the youth of the valley are very talented and that they are in search of opportunities to flourish.
"We have talent, we need to flourish it. Our players are playing IPL (Indian Premier League), Football, Volleyball etc. parents also need to push their children towards sports if they want to have a bright future for their kids," the player said.
Meanwhile, in order to promote sport in the valley, Indian fast bowler Irfan Pathan conducted selection camps for the young cricketers in north, south, and central Kashmir here on Sunday.
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