Wapda women team win 30th National Women Hockey Championship
DG Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar lauds Punjab Colours
women team for reaching the final
LAHORE (Dec 3, 2018): Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar said the game
of hockey will flourish among the females after the successful holding of 30th National
Women Hockey Championship; he said this while addressing the prize distribution
ceremony of 30th National Women Hockey Championship at National Hockey Stadium
Wapda women team toppled Punjab Colours by a big margin of 4-0 and won the 30th
National Women Hockey Championship comfortably. Director General Sports Punjab
Nadeem Sarwar and Air Vice-Marshal (AVM) Irfan Ahmad were the guests of honour
at the closing ceremony.
Secretary PHF Shahbaz Senior, Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, GM Women Wing PHF
Tanzeela Amir Cheema and a large number of hockey enthusiasts was also present on
DG Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar was warmly received upon reaching the National
Hockey Stadium. Air Vice-Marshal Irfan Ahmad also presented a souvenir to DG
Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar on this occasion.
DG Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar awarded medals to Punjab Colours women team. He
also announced cash prize of Rs 50000 for Punjab Colours women team and Rs 25000
for Wapda team.
Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar appreciated Punjab Colours women
team for reaching the final of National Hockey Championship for the first time. “Punjab
Colours women team deserved huge appreciation for their marvelous performance. We
expect that Punjab team will offer even more improved performance in the next national
championship and emerge as champion team,” he added.
DG Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar said: “It was wonderful opportunity for Pakistan
women players to show their hockey talent. The female players from across the country
featured in the grand event. We are quite hopeful that Pakistan will find several talented
players after this championship”.
AVM Irfan Ahmed, in his address also congratulated Wapda and Punjab Colours
women hockey teams for their outstanding performance in the championship. “The
women players of all participating teams offered excellent performance in the
championship which is good omen for the future of hockey in Pakistan”.
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