‘B Sadananda & Vamana’ Memorial Mangalore University Inter Collegiate Foot Ball Tournament jointly organised by Department of Physical Education of Mangalore University and St Philomena College Puttur inaugurated on St Philomena play grounds on September 23, 2019.
The MLA of Puttur constituency Mr Sanjeeva Matandoor inaugurated this four days tournament. He said, ‘India is country which has occupied second place in the size of population at the world level. However, in the field of sports and games our achievements are insignificant. The sports persons must treat great sports achievers as their role model and go head. The active participation in sports and games is very helpful to our physical and mental health.’
The Chairman of D.K. District Football Association Mr D M Aslam participated as the chief guest and expressed the best wishes.
The Campus Director Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, Principal of St Philomena PU College Rev. Fr Vijay Lobo and Assistant Youth Empowerment and Sports Officer of Puttur Mr Mamachan M participated as the guests of honour.
On this occasion, Former Weightlifter, Alumnus Mr Krishnappa Gowda and Former Athlete, Alumnus Mr Sajjan Kumar K were felicitated for the tremendous achievement in the field of sports.
The Correspondent Very Rev. Fr Alfred J Pinto delivered presidential address.
The members of Performing Arts Association presented the prayer song. The Dean of Commerce Prof. Maxim Carl welcomed the gathering. The Physical Education Director Mr Prakash D’souza proposed the vote of thanks. The Physical Education Director Mr Rajesh Moolya was present on this occasion. The Assistant Professor of Business Administration Mr Prashanth Rai compered the programme.
In the Mangalore Zone, 33 teams affiliated to Mangalore University have reported to participate in this prestigious championship.