Friends Pashkum & Downhill Kargil Lifted the 14th CEC LAHDC Cup 2023, Men & Women
KARGIL// In Ladakh, Friends Pashkum with the help of the Outstanding Performance by the Goal Keeper lifted the 14th CEC Ice Hockey Cup 2023 by defeating Humas Warriors Drass by 2 goals.
In women Category DownHill Kargil lifted the Cup by defeating Wakha Mulbekh Women Team.
On this occasion CEC LAHDC Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan was the Chief Guest and Deputy Commissioner Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve was the Guest of Honour.
Thousands of spectators reached Khree Sultan Choo Sports Stadium despite of the Bone chilling temperature as the mercury dipped to Minimum 22 Degree Celsius.
Feroz Ahmad congratulating the winners and runners up teams for reaching to the finale said that winning and losing is part of the game but playing the game with sportsmanship and discipline is the greatest achievement.
Feeling proud of 27 teams participating in the Tournament said that even 4 Women teams also participated in the tournament which is the result of the growing popularity of the Game in the District.
He urged upon the youths to focus on games like Archery, Ice Hockey, Horse Polo, Skiing and Martial Arts in which our youths has an edge and are performing well.
Feroz Ahmad Khan appreciated the efforts of the Rural Development Department and Youths service and Sports Department for expanding this game to the remotest village by their different schemes such as Hrzing of RDD and Subsidy Scheme of DYSSO.
The Team of Pashkum were awarded more than 1 Lakh by the Spectators of Pashkum Village who were present there to support the team.
Later the Chief Guest along other Guest distributed Mementoes and Cash Prizes among the Teams.