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By Sohail Ali

LAHORE, Dec 23 (APP): SBP Hi-Tech Under-17 Boys Hockey Tournament got underway here at National Hockey Stadium ground-2 on Wednesday.

Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh inaugurated the event whose final will be played till December 26.

The teams from all top hockey academies are featuring in the 4-day tournament.

The officials of all participating academies and a large number of young hockey players were also present at the opening ceremony.

Speaking on the occasion, Director General Sports Punjab said it is Sports Board Punjabā€™s endeavour to provide maximum opportunities to young talented players of the province to express their sports abilities.

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ā€œThis tournament is also a nice opportunity for young hockey players to exhibit their hockey potential”.

ā€œWe are quite confident to find several talented hockey players through this tournament. Sports Board Punjab will organize more sports events in future to discover potential players in different gamesā€.