Fun, Joy, Entertainment Galore at FKCA Sports Meet

Arjuna Awardee A B Subbaiah

Bangalore: It was a day of fun, joy and merriment at the Sports Meet organized by Federation of Konkani Catholic Associations(FKCA) on on the very next day after Childrens’ Day at the St. Joseph’s Indian school ground in Bangalore on Sunday.

Arjuna Awardee A B Subbaiah, who has the rare distinction of representing Indian Hockety team for 11 consecutive years in more than 285 international matches, incluidng 2 Olympics, World Cup tournaments and 3 Asian games, declared the meet open early on Sunday morning.

Children and youngsters as well as adults and even senior citizens, but full of vigour and zeal as well as young at heart, representing different Konkani Catholic Associations from various parts of Bangalore participated in the fun-filled events which were full of competitive spirit.

It is pertinent to mention that Subbaih is presently coaching Indian Women’s Hockey Team as if to prove that women sports enthusiasts, even homemakers, do not bag behind when it comes to taking part in sports events.

The chief guest Subbaiah was all praise for the wonderful initiative taken by FKCA. He recalled that such events were regularly being organized in his home district of Kodagu with hockey competitions involving different families. The Hockey tournament was the main attraction and almost all the people participate. Such events surely boost the culture.

-Daijiworld.com

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