Chandigarh: Sep 16 : Played between Army Red and Army Green the final match of 31st Inter Service Handball Championship was held here at 12 wing air force today in which the former won the title during a close contested match and defeated Army green by 32-28 Goals.
N Aditya scored highest 7 goals to establish his teams’ victory. Earlier Army green defeated Air Force team and Navy team was defeated by Army red while playing semi final. The championship was organised by Services sports control board . Commodore P K Garg , Secretary Services Sports Control Board was present during the closing ceremony.
A total number of 15 National players , 4 from Air Force , 3 from Indian Navy and 8 from Indian Army participated and played for their respective teams during this tournament.
The objective of this match is to select a Services team for the forth coming National Handball Tournament to be played at Hyderabad. The four days tournament drawn a curtain by declaring the services team which will now attend the camp to be held at Hyderabad for preparing for National Handball championship to be held in the month of October.
Air Cmde Arun Saklani, AOC, 12 Wing AF presided over the closing ceremony function and gave away the trophy to the winner. The championship witnessed high spirited games by all the teams which were represented by several National level players. The true sportsmanship and competitiveness was seen among all the players during the tournament which was highly appreciated by Air Cmde Saklani.