Srinagar: Indo-Tibetan Border Police organised a special football tournament for the border villages of Ladakh.
ITBP High Altitude Football Cup-2017 is one of the world’s highest tournament where matches will be played on football grounds located at about 11000 to 14500 feet altitude in Ladakh. 40 teams from different regions of Ladakh will participate.
It is difficult to breathe at the venue because of the low oxygen and atmospheric pressure of cold desert. These hurdles make this tournament the most challenging football cup in India. The tournament was inaugurated with a match between United Ladakh and Black Yak.