Mangaluru: The ICYM (Indian Catholic Youth Movement) of Sacred Heart Church Surathkal hosted the “Surathkal Throwball League 2023 Season 2” at Sacred Heart Church Ground. The major objective was to bring together young people via their passion for sports.
Rev. Fr Richard D’Souza (Assistant Director of ICYM) from Surathkal Church, Teena Rebello (Animator of ICYM), Joyvin D’Souza (President of ICYM) and Captains of All Competating teams inaugurated the event by cutting the ribbon attached to the Net and Ball.
The league featured five teams competing intensely.
In the Valedictory ceremony, Asha Pinto (Secretary of PPC), Joyvin D’Souza (President of ICYM), Maria D’Silva (Secretary of ICYM), Loyed Steevan Dias(Sports Representative of ICYM), Match Referee Venugopal and Sujeeth took the platform.
The presentation of awards to the winners was the highlight. The “Shooting Stars Surathkal” won the Rolling Trophy, with the “Shining Stars Surathkal” finishing second. The award for “Player of the Series” was bagged by Royston Rodrigues, ”Best Server” by Joel Dsouza and “Best Catcher” by Melisha Dsouza. This thrilling league drew a total of 55 young individuals.
Joyvin DSouza president of ICYM welcomed the gathering and Maria Dsilva Secretary of ICYM proposed a vote of thanks. The program was compered by Clarin Fernandes
This event exemplified the spirit of unity and sportsmanship encouraged by the ICYM and Sacred Heart Church Surathkal, and it promises a bright future for sports in the church.