Under the PHF Domestic Hockey Development Vision, the Youth hockey club won the KHA Inter-Club talent hunt 5 A-side Hockey League defeating Rabbani Hockey Club in a penalty shootout by 3-2 after playing an 8-8 draw in regulation time of the final at the KHA sports Complex on Friday under floodlights. This tournament is organized by Karachi Hockey Association with the PHF Domestic Hockey Development Vision. While Abdul Wahab of youth Hockey Club emerged Top Scorer of the tournament with 20 goals and he was also the pick of the match by slamming double hat-trick for the winners. He was awarded a cash price of rupees 10000.
Captain of youth hockey club Abdul Wahab and Zafeer Ahmed received the winning trophy from the chief guest member provincial assembly Arsalan Taj Hussain after the final amidst applause.
MPA Dr Imran Ali Shah, X Federal Minister Shamim Siddiqui and a large number of Olympians and Internationals were present on the occasion.
Prominent among them are Hanif khan, Danish Kaleem, Olympian Tariq Sheikh, Pervaiz Iqbal, Rana Zaheer, Abuzar Umrao, KHA officials Gulfarz Khan, SP Aijaz Uddin, Riaz Uddin, Javeed Iqbal, Zahid Mehmood, PHF Director and Muhammad Junaid and KHA Secretary Haider Hussain.
Strict SOPs were Observed during the event and a team of Doctors namely Zaheer khan, Summer Mehndi and Mohsin Ali remained present at the venue.