Army wins national women football title

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APP85-25 LAHORE: October 25 – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Saqib Nisar giving away winning trophy to Pakistan Army team during prize distribution ceremony of National Women Football Championship-2018 at Punjab Stadium. APP photo by Chaudhry Ansar

LAHORE, Oct 25 (APP):Pakistan Army won the National Women Football Championship title after beating Wapda in a thrilling final match here at Punjab Stadium On Thursday.
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Saqib Nissar was the chief guest on the occasion and witnessed the match with keen interest.
Later he distributed the prizes to the teams and performers of the event.
Army scored in the 41th minute of the match but Joyomn provided the equalizer in just 3 minutes, both teams fought hard for the lead but defenders were stead fast enough to deny the gaol. Army was winner on penalty kicks 3-0. Army was awarded 3, runners up Wapda received 2 lac rupee cash. Best player Kahdija (Wapda), Best scorer Massoma Chohdri (MTFA) bagged 40 thousand each. Best goalkeeper Mahpara (Wapda) and fair trophy winner team Punjab were awarded 30 thousand each. In the closing ceremony Chief Justice Saqib Nissar congratulated President Pakistan Football Federation, Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat and organisers for a successful women football event. He said, “I am pleased to see the young generation of the nation celebrating the sports. I have decided to come for National event when Mens national team met me to donate for dams fund. I want to see the whole nation celebrating. Private sector should come forward to support women football.”
President PFF Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat thanked the CJ for his time and said Pakistan Football is heading towards right direction. Women football is one of the priorities. Very positive results of these national activities will be seen in near future.