Lahore teams perform high in SBP sports competitions

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LAHORE, Jul 19 (APP):Lahore teams continued to register impressive performances on the third day of Lahore Division Inter-District Under-16 Boys Championship at Nishtar Park Sports Complex here on Thursday.
It’s worth mentioning that Sports Board Punjab (SBP) is organising Lahore Division Inter-District Under-16 Boys Championship with the collaboration of sports associations under the slogan of ‘Green and Healthy Punjab’.
Lahore team secured first position in table tennis event followed by Sheikhupura, Kasur and Nankana Sahib respectively.
Lahore humbled Sheikhupura by 3-1 margin in a crucial match at Nishtar Park Sports Complex. Lahore’s Taimur Khan was in good nick and won his both matches in contrasting manner. Taimur Khan defeated Sheikhupura’s Musa Yasir in straight sets by 11-3, 11-4, 11-7. However, in his second contest, Taimur had to struggle hard against Abdullah Yasir in the 5-set clash. He won his match with the scores of 5-11, 11-7, 7-11, 13-11, 11-5. Lahore’s Ahmed also defeated Abdullah Yasir quite comfortably by 11-5, 11-4, 11-6. However, Jahanzaib of Sheikhupura managed to carve out a consolation win against Lahore’s Abdullah Aslam by 11-6, 13-11, 11-6. In other table tennis matches, Lahore beat Kasur 3-0, Kasur beat Nankana 3-0 and Sheikhupura beat Nankana 3-0.
Lahore hockey team overwhelmed Sheikhupura 3-0 at Mini Hockey Stadium. Lahore boys dominated the match proceedings right from the beginning. They outclassed their opponents in all departments of the game. Abdul Qayum, Abdul Mannan and Rana Arman netted one goal each for the winning team.
Lahore boys also showed excellent performance in wrestling competitions. Lahore’s Zeeshan beat Majid Ali of Nankana in 63kg bout. In 38kg match, Hasan of Lahore defeated Javed of Nankana. M Zeeshan emerged winner against Shahbaz in 46kg contest while Umer Latif of Lahore was adjudged triumphant against Nankana’s Hasnain in 54kg fight. M Qasim of Sheikhupura won his fight against Kasur’s Ejaz.
In volleyball event, Sheikhupura upset Lahore by 2-1 margin. The scores of the match were 26-24, 22-25 and 15-9. Kasur defeated Nankana Sahib by 2-0 in another volleyball clash with the score of 25-13 and 25-9.
Lahore outplayed Kasur by 2-0 in a volleyball match played at at Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Wednesday evening. Lahore clinched both the sets with identical scores of 25-20, 25-20.
Sheikhupura edged out Nankana Sahib by a narrow margin of 1-0 in a thrilling hockey match at Mini Hockey Stadium on Wednesday evening. The solitary goal of the match was scored by Rana Sheraz ul Hasan. Nankana team offered tough resistance throughout the match but they could not prevent Sheikhupura from recording a slim victory. A large number of hockey enthusiasts appreciated fighting hockey skills of both the teams.
The schedule of tomorrow, Friday ,matches: Hockey:3rd & 4th position match at Mini Hockey Stadium
Final at Mini Hockey StadiumFootball:3rd & 4th position match at Lahore Football Academy Johar Town
Final at Lahore Football Academy Johar Town Volleyball:3rd & 4th position match at Gymnasium Hall
Final at Gymnasium Hall Badminton: Lahore vs Sheikhupura at Gymnasium Hall, Kasur vs Nankana Sahib at Gymnasium Hall.