Santhosh Trophy: Government announces Rs 2 lakh to each player
Thiruvananthapuram: Government has announced a reward of Rs 2 lakh to the players of the Kerala Football team who on the Santhosh Trophy tournament. It was after 14 years that Kerala won the Santhosh Trophy this year defeating West Bengal.
The cabinet meet on Wednesday also decided to provide government jobs for all the 11 players in the team. Government will also construct house for forward player KP Rahul.
Government has also announced Rs 1.5 lakh reward for the players who won National Senior Volleyball Championship. Kerala team had defeated the Railways team to win the championship.
It is also decided to celebrate April 6 as Victory day in the state. A welcome ceremony has been organized for the players at the Thiruvananthapuram Central Stadium on the same day.