Staff Reporter

ADILABAD: Adilabad Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) D. Ashok Kumar Naik on Friday inaugurated one-day selection trials for under-19 category teams in 15 events to represent the district in the CM Cup at the Indira Priyadarshini stadium.

Mr. Naik exhorted sportsmen from different schools in the district to carry on with the spirit of sportsmanship. District Olympic Association vice-president B. Goverdhan Reddy said that students should take part in sporting events considering the edge sportsmen had over others even in gaining employment. District Sports Development Officer (DSDO) Kabir Das said the second phase of selections would be held at Mancherial on Saturday. Students from many schools participated in the selection trials for the CM Cup scheduled to be held in Hyderabad between January 2 and 6.