Vidya successfully hosts APJAKTU Inter Collegiate Football Tournament   

Gifted football players  from  the colleges under APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University  displayed their skills in the men’s Inter Collegiate Football Tournament during 13 – 16  December 2022.

Vidya was selected as the venue to conduct the football matches and 12 teams from various Engineering colleges which include College of Engineering Trivandrum, Muslim Association College of Engineering, Trivandrum, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, TKM Institute of Technology, Kollam, RIT  Govt. Engineering college. Kottayam, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering. Pala, Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology, Kalamassery, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, Al- Ameen Engineering College, Kulappully, Universal Engineering College, Vallivattom, Government Engineering College, Kannur, Government Engineering College, Calicut participated in the tournament.

After the final  match, a closing ceremony of the tournament was conducted on 16  December 2022 at Vidya Soccer Ground, Ramesh Kumar (Director, Dept of Physical Education Dept, KTU) was the invited guest . Dr Saji C B (Principal, VAST) attended the function.The football selector of APJAKTU, Mr Santhosh Kumar (St. Thomas Engineering College, TVM) was also present at the ceremony. In the final match, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam emerged as  the winners and Government Engineering College, Calicut and Al- Ameen Engineering College secured first and second runners up trophy .

The event was co-ordinated by Mr Ramesh K V (Asso Prof, Physical Education Dept) and Ms Arundhathi Sasikumar (Asst Prof, Physical Education Dept) with the unconditional support of volunteers.

The Editorial Team of News & Events joins the entire Vidya fraternity in extending hearty appreciation to Mr Ramesh, Ms Arundhathi and the volunteers for their outstanding efforts for the successful conduct of the event which overwhelmed the whole crowd with its beautiful moments packed with strength of the energetic game, Football !!!