An excitement was spread all over the Dr. Ambedkar stadium with more than 40 school participating in first Maitri Cup Football tournament organized by IG Foundation.
â€œSport is the need of the day, it adds to personality, active body and mind. Healthy children mean healthy India. I congratulate every one present here for encouraging children to compete in football tournamentâ€ said Ajeet M Sharan IAS Secretary to Government of India, Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
â€œLets develop sports man-ship within our self and try to make India a better place to live in. Sport leads to balanced mind and faster progress. Sport produces better leaders. I congratulate each and every participant in this football tournamentâ€ said Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios and World record holder in sports.
German Football player Albert Rampel, British football player Keith Dublin & Jimmy Carter, American Football Player Chris Poonai, Benny Joseph and Raj Shekhar of Indo Global Foundation, Harsh Singh of Remix Entertainment and social worker Satya Bhushan Jain were also present there.