Jamshedpur, May 22: SRA Rizvi Chhabban Memorial Football Tournament organised by Jharkhand Welfare Mission at Gandhi Maidan in Mango began on Sunday, May 22.
It may be mentioned that sports administrator and Congress leader SRA Rizvi Chhabban passed away four days ago and the tournament has been started in his memory. The tournament was inaugurated by social worker Dr Afroz Shakeel and Md Tahir Hussain.
On the occasion, guests along with the players paid tribute to SRA Rizvi Chhabban by observing two minute silence.
In the first match of the competition, team Urban Boys defeated Adivasi Boys 1-0. Referee for the match was Sadab. Total of 12 teams are participating in the tournament being played on double league basis. The final match will be played on May 29.