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Inter Village Football tourney begins
Sportslogon Team November 7th 2017


Bhubaneswar : The 11th edition of Kate Purty Inter-village Football Tournament was kicked off on Tuesday at the central playground of Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) township of Tata Steel in Jajpur district.

Chrome Valley Football Club edged out Jai Maa Mangala team of Badkathia by 6-0 goals in the the opening day of this 27 day knock-out tournament organized by Sukinda Chromite Mine of Tata Steel.

Total 34 teams from Ransol, Chingudipal, Kankarpal, Kaliapani panchayat of Sukinda block of Jajpur district and Raibol panchayat of Kankarahat block of Dhenkanal district are taking part in the tournament which will continue till December 2, 2017. Named after Shri Kate Purty, the man who discovered chrome in Sukinda valley in 1949, the tournament is being organized for 10 years in a row now.

Prabhash Gokaran, Head, Engineering Projects and Town, Ferro Alloys & Mineral Division,Tata Steel, Harihar Barik, General Secretary, SCM Workers’ Union, S Ekka, Manager, HRM, Tata Steel, were present during the inaugural match to encourage the players. .
This news was added and updated on : November 7th 2017
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