PIA wins 62nd National Hockey Championship

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PIA wins 62nd National Hockey Championship

KARACHI: PIA team has succeeded to defend its title in National Hockey Championship. PIA defeated Pakistan WAPDA in a thrilling final 7-6 to lift the 62nd National Hockey Championship title.

 

As per details, the final of the 62nd National Hockey Championship was held at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium in Karachi. Federal Minister for State and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baluch was the chief guest at this occasion.

 

One of the most exciting finals of the national hockey history ended into a 2-2 draw in the stipulated time. Both teams scored three goals in penalty shootouts session and in sudden death stage, PIA won the final by 7-6.

 

The chief guest presented glittering trophy to PIA Captain and cash prize of Rs. 300,000. Runners-up WAPDA pocketed cash prize of Rs.200, 000 while third position holders National Bank of Pakistan received Rs.100, 000.