Sikh Football tournament to be held in Chandigarh also
– Selection Trials held for Sikh Football Cup in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, November 5 : Khalsa Football Club, affiliated with Punjab Football Association, has decided to organize Kesdhari football cup in Chandigarh also from the next year onwards on the lines of Punjab.
Stating this President of Khalsa Football Club Harjeet Singh Grewal has made this announcement during trials of Kesdhari football team at Sports Complex Sector 42, Chandigarh. During the selection trials 34 players have participated and second trials for this tournament would be held on November 7 at Government Model School in Sector 22, he said.
Grewal said for the first time Sikh Football Cup is scheduled to be kick start on November 23 in Amritsar. During the event selected teams of the different districts would play matches and finals of this tournament as well as closing ceremony would be held on December 7 at S.A.S. Nagar.
He said that the winning team and the first runner up team of this tournament would be awarded with cash prize of Rs 5 lakhs and Rs 3 lakhs respectively. Similarly, coach of winning team and the first runner up team would be awarded Rs. 51000 and Rs 31000 respectively.
On the occasion, Chandigarh MC Senior Deputy Mayor Hardeep Singh Butrela, Deputy DEO Harbir Singh Anand, Harjinder Kumar from Khalsa Football Club, President of Gurdwara Sahib Butrela Amanpreet Singh, football coach Bhupinder Singh Pinka and Gobinder Singh DPI were also present.