Santhosh Trophy: Kerala team arrives to a warm welcome in Kochi
Kochi: The Kerala football team that won the sixth Santhosh Trophy cup arrived at the Cochin International Airport on Monday. An array of programmes were arranged to welcome the players at the airport itself.
Representing the government, Minister KT Jaleel welcomed them. District Collector, Hibi Eden MLA, PT Thomas MLA and Sports Council officials also joined the welcome programmes.
Airport witnessed huge crowd that reached here to welcome the team.
The team went to the Kochi International Stadium from the airport where vast programmes were arranged to welcome the winners. April 6 will be celebrated as the victory day. The team will be congratulated by the state government on the day at the Thiruvananthapuram Central Stadium.
Earlier Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had called on phone and congratulated captain Rahul V Raj and coach Satheevan Balan.