A very fine player of football in his youth and a widely revered football coach Mr. Dinesh Sharma, died on 25th march, 2008. Graduated from DAV college, Hoshiarpur, Mr. Dinesh played for Panjab football team. He served as a coach for nearly two decades, first in sector-17 Chandigarh, then shifted to NIS patiala.
Mr. Dinesh was a pioneer in football fraternity. As a token of remembrance an Inter engineering football league is being organised by Mr. Ankit Malik, Mr. Neeraj Malik and Mr. Deepak Hooda from 2nd april,08 in Panjab University,
Chandigarh who have played under his supervision. teams from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, Chemical Engineering department,Panjab University and University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University are participating in the tournament. In today’s match between PEC and UIET, latter won by a 5-3. Final will be held on thursdayat 4 pm between chemical engineering department and UIET, PU where DSW Panjab University Mr. Naval Kishore will grace the occasion as chief guest.