NATIONAL HOCKEY CLUB LIFT INTER CLUB HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP Fielding a number of old stalwarts, and led by 1994 Sydney World Cup Gold medalist Centre Forward, Kamran Ashraf, National Hockey Club lifted the Karachi Inter-club Hockey Tournament title and the Rs20,000 cash prize that came along with it at the Hockey Club of Pakistan (HCP).
They beat Rauf XI 4-2 in the final. Mudassar Abbas scored two with Imran Khan and Aijaz Rasool adding one each for National Hockey Club. Meanwhile, Jan Mohammad and Farid Ahmed (51st min) reduced the margin for Rauf XI.
Deputy Director Customs Habib Ahmed distributed the trophies and prizes among the winners. Olympian Abbas Haider of National Hockey Club was named best player of the tournament and Fahad Afridi of Yazik Hockey Club the best goalkeeper. Continuing its tradition of supporting grass roots sports, the tournament was sponsored by Natmark Private Ltd.
DATE OF RELEASE: DECEMBER 14, 2010