Gulmit, July 30: Gulmit Premier League, a flagship soccer event of Gulmit Young Stars Club, started here with a grand opening ceremony attended by thousands of people. The inaugural ceremony was attended among others by Group Captain (r) Shah Khan, hero of Gilgit-Baltistan’s freedom war, Gul Baig, Accountant General of Pakistan Revenue GB, Nazir Ahmed Bulbul, President Ismaili Council for Gulmit, Majeed Khan, Director Education Gilgit-Baltistan, renowned mountaineer Colonel (r) Sher Khan, Aala Numberdar Shahgul Aziz and Dr. Sher Aziz, Director Rescue 1122.
The opening ceremony was attended by a large number of people including women and children. Two matches were played on the first day. In the first match Gulmit Noyoft Ondra defeated Lakhsh Kucha,2-0. The second match was underway while this report was being posted between Disaster Boys and Chamangul Tigers. Eighteen teams from Gulmit are participating in the grand event.
The final match of the tournament will be played on 14th August, 20104.