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Punjab Youth Festival 2014: Nishtar Town clinches Title of Kabadi

Lahore, February 02, 2014 (PPI-OT): The kabaddi event of the District Level of the Punjab Youth Festival 2014 went in favour of Nishtar Town. The event was participated by 11 teams from different towns of the district. But the final match took place between Nishtar Town and Aziz Bhatti Town, which was decided in favour of the former.

A large number of people thronged the arena at Nishtar Colony ground to witness the competition between some top kabaddi players of the city. In the first half of the match both the teams remained locked even and later in the second session of the match, Nishtar Town players Arshad Makhan and Imran Meo displayed great skills to take the match away from the rival team. Divisional Sports Convener and MPA Mian Naseer Ahmad graced the occasion as chief guest while MPA Malik Saiful Malook and DCO Dr. Javed Ahmed Qazi were also present.

Speaking on the occasion, Mian Naseer Ahmad and Saiful Malook said that Festival alongside the other sports events is also promoting traditional sports like Wrestling, Kabaddi and Tug of War. These sports are now being played both at urban and rural areas of the Province and with this spirit and zeal, we would win the Kabaddi World Cup one day.

For more information, Contact:
Sports Board Punjab
National Hockey Stadium, Lahore
Ph: (92-42) 99231993
Fax: (92-42) 99230664

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