Srinagar Dec 23 (KINS): Real Kashmir FC jointly with JKFA and AIFF and in collaboration with JKSC will organise Jammu & Kashmir’s first ever, Official National Level Football Competition, the Real Kashmir Cup, as a show of unity, solidarity and peace.
At least 18 Premier division teams from Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh and other states of the country will compete for the Real Kashmir Cup beginning from 27th of December at the TRC Stadium, Srinagar.
“This is the single largest football event being held in Jammu & Kashmir after Real Kashmir FC hosted 2 seasons of the I-league in 2018 and 2019. All Covid Protocols in place for sporting events in the state are being followed for this tournament,” organisers said in a statement to news agency KINS.
‘We wanted to keep Football momentum in the Valley going and there being no Home Games of Hero I-league this season because of Covid, we decided to host the RKFC Cup to give Football fans what they love,” Sandeep Chattoo, Chairman RKFC
The official broadcaster of the event is DD Kashir which will broadcast all matches of the RK Cup.
The RKFC became the first club from J&K to win a National Level Football Trophy, after becoming champions of the 123rd IFA Shield on the 19th of December this year. (KINS)