Independence Cup football tournament (NHLGT sec 22 & 23)

Bringing youth together with football, Neighborhood Ladies get together (NHLGT) of Sector-22 & 23 of dwarka organized a football tournament as part of the gala celebrations to mark 62 years of India’s independence. A total of four teams participated in the tournament which kicked of at BGS School sector-5, wizom football academy. Inaugurating the tournament on 14th August Mrs. Cicily Kodiyan chief covenor NHLGT thanked the participants and wished them luck in the tournament. The teams included Green Towers FC, Skylark FC, BGS school team and Shaman FC. After a competitive league phase Green Towers and Skylark FC qualified for the finals.
The finals were held on 22nd August at sector-19 park in which Green towers FC beat Skylark by 5 – 2.

The winners Trophy and runner up medals was presented by Shri Soumesh Shokeen M.L.A of dwarka constituency. The independence cup champion’s trophy was presented to Manoj Kodiyan Captain of the Green Towers team. During the presentation of the trophies Mrs Sohni Verma of Green towers one of the organizers of the football tournament and NHLGT reminded Mr Shokeen of how woefully inadequate the football infrastructure in dwarka is for common public. The only DDA sports complex at sector-10 has no proper football ground and the organizers had to really struggle to find adequate football grounds in dwarka. Mr Shokeen promised to take up the matter with the D.D.A authorities.

In the Independence cup presentation photograph
Top Row : L- R – Ronnie, Raj Kumar, Naman Verma, Manoj Nair, Murli Krishnan
Bottom Row : L-R – Shubham Verma, Bhaiyu, Siddharth, J.B. Verma, Manoj Kodiyan , Shri Soumesh Shokeen M.L.A, Mrs Raji Kurup convenor , Mrs Cicily Kodiyan Chief convenor, Mrs Wazir covenor NHLGT