Srinagar: International footballer Mehrajuddin Wadoo is all set to change the face of sports particularly football in his home state. It has been over three decades a national level event was held in Kashmit.
If all goes well, national level invitational football tournament, featuring six teams would commence from June 2.
Wadoo will be supported by another great footballer Ishfaq Ahmed. Both are expected to play a pivotal role in organising the event in the Kashmir valley.
The ten-day long event is being jointly organized by state sports council and JKFA. The participating teams include Air India, ONGC, State Bank of Travancore (SBT), Jammu and Kashmir Forest XI, State Police and J&K Bank.
Meanwhile, both Mehraj and Ishfaq who are quite popular figure in the state, are expected to represent state forest team in the tournament.
To involve youth and make discipline popular, is the main focus of organising the tournament.