Chandigarh, Oct 12 : The 'Khelo India Youth Games 2020' are scheduled for Guwahati (Assam) from January 10 to 22 and the selection trials for the teams from Punjab would commence on October 13 at the Sports Complex in Sector-78, Mohali.
Stating this in a statement on Saturday, Punjab Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi said that on October 13, the trials for Basketball U-17 team of Boys and the U-21 Basketball team for both boys and girls would be held at the Sector -78 Sports Complex.
He said that on the next day, trials in respect of Football U-17 team for boys would be held at the same venue. Similarly, the trials for Football U-21 boys and girls teams on October 15, and Volleyball U-21 boys and girls teams on October 17 would be held at the Sports Complex.
Rana Sodhi said that the trials for selection of Boys and girls U-17 and boys U-21 team would take place on October 18 and 19 respectively at the International Hockey Stadium in Sector - 63, Mohali.
He said that the eligible players interested in participating in the trials must report to the District Sports Officer at the respective venues at 0800 hrs sharp for registration.
The Minister said that the trials for the selection of the Kho-Kho U-17 girls team would take place at village Bhanauri Kalan in Sangrur district on October 16.
He expressed strong hope that the teams from Punjab would surely make a mark at the Khelo India Youth Games and would pave the way for Punjab emerging as Numero Uno in the country in sporting arena.(UNI)