6 Feb :The jam-packed international speed skating rink of KB DAV-7, Sector 7-B, Chandigarh sparked with extra energy when the Champions Trophy during International Netball Series for women 2009 clinched by Indian Netball women team who won the exciting match with 4 goals. The Netball match between India and Sri Lanka finished at the score of 35 – 31 in favour of India.
This International Netball Series for women 2009 comprised of 4 matches played at major cities of India namely Jaipur which was successfully won by India. At New Delhi, match was won by Sri Lanka. India again won the third match played at Gaziabad. Today on 6th Feb’ 09 the Indian Netball players thrilled the entire Netball fraternity and made India proud with their victory over Sri Lankan Netball team. The Sri Lankan Netball team was sponsored by Ministry of Sri Lanka Tourism.
Sh. Ram Niwas Verma, Home Secretary Chandigarh and Secretary Tourism and Education Department gave away the winners Trophy to the Indian team and honoured each Netball players fom Sri Lanka and India with mementoes.
Sh. Ram Niwas Verma, Home Secretary Chandigarh announced for Gradation of Netball game in the times to come.
Other dignitaries present to grace the occasion were 1. Sh. H.S. Lucky President Chandigarh Youth Congress, 2. Sh. Gurbir Singh, President, Netball Association of India 3. .Sh. J.S. Cheema, Sr. Vice President, Netball Association of India 4. Sh. Narinder Sharma, Chairman, Refree Board Netball Association of India 5. Sh. R.S. Sharan JI, General Secretary, Netball Association of India
The mega Netball Championship concluded gracefully amidst entire Netball fraternity of India and jubilant crowd of KB DAV 7 as the spectators, lastly with vote of thanks by Dr. S.K. Punya, Vice President Chandigarh Netball Association.