Carrom team leaves for Nationals

Carrom team before leaving for nationals.


JAMMU: Selected by the Jammu and Kashmir Carrom Association, the J&K UT teams on Thursday left for participation in the 26th All India Federation Cup Tournament scheduled to be held at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh from December 25 to 28.
Earlier, the teams flagged off by Vice President of the Association, Sameer Ahmed from Joggers Park, Raj Bagh in Srinagar.
“In view of the cancellation of trains, the eight-member team left for the venue via air from Srinagar. Earlier, the teams selected by the selection committee headed by Adil Rashid Shah, Arif Sultan and Sheikh Saqib,” informed Sameer Ahmed.
The players were selected on the basis of their performance in the recently held 2nd Open UT level Carrom Championship at Institute of Hotel Management, Raj Bagh, Srinagar in November last.
The Teams: MEN: Furqan Nazir, Adnan Afzal, Waseem Yousuf and Waseem Bashir. Sheikh Saqib and Dawar Rashid accompanied as team managers.
WOMEN: Ayrooj and Sabira. Bilqis named manager.