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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
24-February-2016 18:43 IST
13th All India Indian Air Force Civilians Inter Command Football Tournament Begins

The 13th Civilians Inter-Command Football Tournament of the Indian Air Force inaugurated in Delhi today by Air Marshal BBP Sinha, Air Officer-in-charge Administration. The Eight teams of Commands and Air Headquarters are participating in the tournament held from 24 Feb 16 to 02 Mar 16. The proceedings started with a grand March past by all the participating team in their Command Colours with Air Marshal BBP Sinha taking the salute.

The inaugural match was played between Eastern Air Command and Training Command, with Training Command defeating Eastern Air Command by 4- 0.

The event was organized by Indian Air Force as part of its endeavors to promote spirit of sportsmanship between the civilians and combatants in the IAF who work as a cohesive team for providing essential support services to the Air Force.

The finals will be held on 02 Mar 16 with the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, as Chief Guest.

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