The Fact News Service
Ludhiana, October 12
Deputy Commissioner Surabhi Malik on Wednesday lauded two Indian National u-17 football team players Gurnaz Singh Grewal and Balkaran Singh of Kamalpur village of the district for bringing laurels to the country and Punjab through their games.
Both Grewal and Balkaran were part of U-17 Indian Football Team which played exceptionally well in Saudi Arabia recently and secured a place for Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-17 Asian Cup.
Congratulating two of them in her office, Deputy Commissioner said that they had made country proud by their memorable performance and extended best wishes for upcoming preparatory camp in Goa.
Malik said that the District Administration would offer every possible help to them. She said that the administration would rope in Gurnaz and Balkaran as Young Icons against drug menace in Ludhiana so that they could disseminate the message of anti drug awareness among the people.
Gurnaz (15) and Balkaran (16) thanked Deputy Commissioner and expressed their happiness at being honoured by her.
Gurnaz is being trained at Chandigarh football academy and Balkaran is associated with Anandpur Sahib football academy. They also thanked their coaches Harjinder Singh, Ankur Khanna, Gurpreet Singh, Surinder Singh Jaswinder Singh and Amarjeet Singh.