J&K Football Association celebrated AFC Women’s day on 8 March 2019 at different venues of the State in which a large number of women participated.
The functions were organized at Ashoka HS School, Jammu, BR College of Paramedical Sciences, Jammu, IRP 15th BN Women Wing J&K Police, Gulshan Ground , Jammu, B.R Nursing College Digiana, Jammu.
In addition, a Mega Festival was organized by J&K Police in collaboration with J&K Football Association at Police Academy Udhampur. About 1200 women participated in different activities like workshop training, push pass activities, 7V7 games, recreational games and coordination games at these venues. J&K Police Department announced the formation of a Women’s Football team on this day which was appreciated by public in general and football lovers in particular.
Emphasis was laid on women empowerment and their roll in different spheres.
A similar function was held at Eliezer Joldan Memorial College at Leh, Ladakh. The entire Programme was coordinated by AIFF Grassroots Instructor Intikhab Alam and AIFF Development Officer for J&K BIlal Ahmad Panjabi along with the team who worked tirelessly to make this programme a success.