Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan has congratulated the Real Kashmir Football Club (RKFC) for winning the 124th IFA Shield for the second time in trot.
In his congratulatory message, Advisor Farooq Khan said that it is a glorious and proud moment for whole of Jammu and Kashmir, particularly the players, football lovers and budding players. He remarked that the victory of RKFC is result of hard work of the players, coaches, management, associated staff and the owners of the club.
The Advisor further said that this victory will act as a catalyst to the flourishing of football across the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Pertinent to mention, RKFC showed tremendous resilience in the final to pull off a stunning 2-1 win over a spirited Sreenidi Deccan FC to win successive IFA Shield title on Wednesday at Kolkata.
It was in the later half of the second half that RKFC with their perfect, spirited and clinical performance snatched the match from the opposite team.