Srinagar: Kashmir University Badminton Women team started its campaign on a winning note in the ongoing North Zone Intervarsity Badminton Women tournament being held at Lovely Professional University, (LPU), Jalandhar Punjab, a statement said.
The KU team defeated Doon University, Dehradun by 3 sets to zero, 21-11, 21-14 and 21-10.In the second match KU defeated DAV University Jalandhar .
For Kashmir University Hadiya and Huda performed exceptionally well by defeating their counterparts by 21-9,21-11and in doubles event by 21-15.
The team has got high hopes of making it to the league phase of the tournament.
Earlier the tournament was thrown open by the Vice Chancellor of LPU along with Pro -Vice Chancellor. VC LPU, while speaking on the occasion praised the efforts put in by the KU Sports Department for the promotion of Women Sports at North Zone Intervarsity level.
Dr. Nisar Ahmad Khan Coordinator, Directorate of Physical Education & Sports KU, Mr Nadeem Ahmad (Assistant Director) & Mr Towseef Ahmad (Assistant Director) congratulated the team on their twin wins and urged the players to display their threshold performance in the upcoming matches.
The team is accompanied by Mrs. Surjeet Kour, Sports Assistant of the Directorate.