JODA/BARBIL, SEPT 06, 2022
In a keenly contested final held at the Eden Garden Playground of Jindal Nagar, Barbil Pellet Plant recently, KGF Warriors (Maintenance Department) got the better of the Black Panthers (Operation Department) to lift the first edition of the ‘JSP Futsal Championship Cup’.
In a thrilling and competitive final match, both the teams played exceptionally well by putting in their best performances. But, by riding the luck of the day, KGF Warriors emerged as the winner by scoring 8 goals to 1.
The final match of the tournament was graced by the Unit Head Brij Badhadra and Head, HR & ES, Sarat Kishore Panda as the Chief Guests along with the senior officials from various departments, employees and their family members besides enthusiastic audiences of the township.
The winners, KGF Warriors team received the ‘JSP Futsal Championship Cup 2022’ from Chief Guest Badhadra in a splendid function.
A total seven teams – Black Panther, The Avengers, Jindal Boys, KGF Warriors, The Unbeatable, Bullet Proofs and Kasia Iconic – from the Barbil Pellet Plant and Kasia Iron Mine participated in the tournament.
The first and second semi finals were played between Black Panthers & Kasia Iconic and The Avengers & KGF Warriors respectively.
In his message, Ashish Pandey, Head – Pellet & Iron Ore Business said, “Congratulations to KGF Warriors on winning the championship; and all the teams for participating in the tournament. My best wishes for their future endeavours in life and workplace. Always have faith in yourself and have courage to win any challenge that comes your way.”
Speaking at the award giving ceremony, Badhadra said, “Like business, Futsal is a team game. Team spirit and hard work always bring success. I congratulate all the teams, organizers and the audiences for making the tournament a grand success. Congratulations to KGF Warriors on becoming the winner.”
The championship was organized by the HR & ES Team under the leadership of Sarat Kishore Panda with an objective of Employee Engagement and Work-life Balance.