Mangaluru: Addressing the media persons during the press meet held at Mangalore Press Club, Gowtham Shetty-President of Torpedoa Sports Club said, “The inauguration of the new Venue of Torpedoes Sports Club in Haleyangadi will held on June 27 Saturday at 10 am. Honorable Minister for Youth empowerment, Sports & Fisheries, Government of Karnataka, K Abhayachandra Jain will inaugurate the New Premises. The occasion will be presided over by Moideen Bav-MLA Mangalore North and also owner of Mangalore United in KPL. Jayaprakash Hegde, former minister and MP, Sports promoter Malnad Gladiators in KPL, and K Laksminarayana, Group General Manager, HR, MRPL, ONGC and an excellent cricket player and sports lover will be the Guests of Honour. Krunal Teleng, a national table tennis player will grace the occasion”.
Dr. Aravind Bhat- a Patron of the Club, Chandrakanth Marathe and Nagaraj Shet-both Directors of the Club, and M A Khan, adviser of the Club were also present during the press meet.
About Torpedoes Sports Club:
The Torpedoes Cricket club began in the year 1980 by few local boys, initially participated in many tournaments and went on to win many prizes in the field of cricket. The likeminded members and young sports enthusiasts felt the need for promoting and training the children and youngsters in the neighborhood of Kundapur.
For past 35 years, the club has taken up several projects ranging from short sports Coaching camps to organizing many tournaments in cricket, TT, Badminton and basket ball. In 2009 club renameditself asTorpedoes sports club, after it had widened its horizon and branched out into promoting other games besides cricket.
The Torpedoes Club born with the mission to promote love of sports and train talented youngsters to raise their level of performance did not limit itself to sports promotionbut also has continuously worked for social causes. Providing sports equipment to schools and sports gear and sportswear to needy youngsters are few, worth mentioning here.
Taking one more step ahead on our incessant endevour to promote of sports, the club has constructed a new Indoor Stadium at Haleyangadi with latest facilities to practice and perfect skills and thus has made it possible for the budding sports talents in and around Surathkal, Mulky, Kinnigoli and Haleyangadi to avail sports facilities within their reach.
Our vision and dream is to pick and nurture talent in around this area and enable them, through required coaching and facility to make their markin district, state and national levels and thus putting D.K prominently on the sports map of the India.
The club aims to inspire and bring out the best of the talents in the rural areas and motivate them by offering professional training in different competitive games specially shuttle badminton, Table Tennis and Tennis. In addition Torpedoes Sports club provides an opportunity to play and train those interested incaromand Chess.The club also houses a Clay Tennis court.
The Club is also throwing its doors open and offers the facilities at the club for recreation of the people in the neighborhood.