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Meet Sanna Iqbal : The first goal keeper from Shopian, is fast becoming a house hold name

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5 Dariya News/(Mudassir Maqbool)

01 May 2019

Sannan Iqbal is fast becoming a household name in District Shopian for his abilities and maneuvers  as an emerging goal keeper .Iqbal, 18, S/O of Mohd Iqbal Bhat hails from Bungam Shopian,  is a state level player.“My father died due to brief illness which effected my carrier but my uncle & mother stood by me. They gave me courage and supported me to play this game,” Iqbal said.He proved his credentials as a player, even though the game is not popular in the region.After clearing 12th standard from Greenland School Shopian, Sannan  is pursuing Bachelors Degree in Bussiness administration from  Iqbal institute of Technology & management in Srinagar.“It was in 8th standard that i got interested in Football. Since then I am playing,” Sannan said.He has played with Football clubs in the district.In 2014 A police football tournament was organised were he was adjudged as man of the match as an able and meticulous goal keeper.“I represented J&K State as Goalkeeper in Jammu at GMC Science College on 25 February this year,” Sannan said.Sannan believes if better infrastructure is provided there are many like him who can excel as sportsmen.


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