Inter Regional Football Championship concluded. Bannu defeat Chitral 2 – 1
CHITRAL,September 04: Inter Regional Football Champion ship tournament concluded at parade ground of Government Centennial Model High School Chitral. This inter regional tournament was conducted by directorate of sports and youth affairs Khyber Pahtonkhwa.
First Semi Final match was played between Chitral and D.I. Khan Football team. In first half of the match Adnan Tariq of Chitral team score one goal while in other half Ziaul Islam of Chitral team score second goal and won the match with 2 goals while his rival team could not score any goal. And Chitral team qualified for final match.
In second semi final Bannu Division Football team and Mardan team were rival to each other. Both teams score two goals each but it was decided by penalty kick. In which Bannu team defeated Mardan team with 4 goals than 3 and Bannu team qualified for Final match.
The final match was contested between Bannu and Chitral team in which Bannu team defeated Chitral team with 2 goals than 1 and won the champion trophy. Prominent lawyer and President Qaumi Watan Party Abdul Wali Khan Abdd advocate was chief guest on the occasion. The chief guest demanded establishment of a public stadium at Chitral because youth of Chitral having best potential of football and other games but there is no public play ground. He announced 15000 for winner team and 10000 for runner up team.
Addressing on the occasion Director Sport Arshad Hussain highly hailed youth and players of Chitral having good potential. He said that he must recommend construction of a stadium at Chitral for giving an opportunity to youth of the area to enhance their skill in different games.
The tournament was leading by Director Sports Arshad Hussain, Assistant Director Ibadur Rehman, District Sport officer Jamshid Baloch and District sport officer Muhammad Anwar who also distributed trophy and cups among the players. Bacha Khan of Bannu team was declared man of the tournament. A large number of spectators were present on the occasion.
Football teams of Swat, Bannu, Abbottabad, DI Khan, Peshawar, Chitral, Kohat and Mardan participated in this tournament.