Valley to host All India Invitational Gold Cup Football trophy

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Bank in association with All India Football Federation (AIFF) and JK Football Association (JKFA) will organise the All India Invitational Gold Cup Football tournament in the coming summer here.

Nearly a dozen teams from the state and six top national teams shall be invited to compete in the tournament, dates for which have not been finalised yet, a spokesman of the bank said today.

"The chairman and chief executive officer of the bank, Mushtaq Ahmad, gave his approval yesterday for conducting the tournament. Following the approval, we shall be working out necessary details, and raising necessary infrastructure for smooth conduct of this historic maiden tournament," the spokesman said.

He added that the tournament is proposed to be conducted under the auspices of AIFF and JKFA.


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