LAHORE, Mar 16 (APP):The Sports Board Punjab (SBP) coaches, on the directions of Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar, conducted badminton, karate and kick boxing trials for selection of Lahore division teams here at Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Saturday.
Nadeem Sarwar witnessed the trials and appreciated the performance of young players. He also directed the coaches to conduct all the trials in a transparent manner. The trials will continue across the province till March 18.
DG Sports Punjab said that Punjab Games are being organized to provide a suitable platform to young talented players. “Our doors are open on potential players. Only talented players will be selected for the grand event,” he added.
The selected teams will participate in the upcoming Punjab Games scheduled to be held at Lahore from April 3 to 6.
Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Deputy Directors Shahid Nizami, Tariq Wattoo, Assistant Director Raees ur Rehman, Divisional Sports Officer Lahore Nadeem Qaiser, DSO Lahore Tanveer Shah were also present on this occasion.
Overall 68 male players appeared in badminton trials. SBP coaches selected Mohammad Ammar Masood, Shahmeer Inftikhar, Ahmer Jalal and Gohar Azam to represent Lahore in the Punjab Games badminton event after watching their performances minutely during trials.
The boxing trials of Faisalabad division were also held in Sports Gymnasium Hall in Toba Tek Singh.