Army, Navy cruise into Asian Style Kabaddi C’ship climax


Karachi: Defending champions Army and Navy qualified for the final of the 13th National Asian Style Kabaddi Championship 2015 after winning their respective semi-finals here at Hamedi Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex on Tuesday.

Final will be played today (Wednesday) at same venue.

In the first semi-final, Army men thrashed WAPDA 37-22 in a one sided affair. Experienced Wassem Sajjad and Nasir Ali played impressively for Army.

Meanwhile, in the second semi-final, Navy faced tough resistance from PAF team. It was a well contested match, as both teams started the game in an aggressive style. Points were levelled at 8-8 in the first half of the fixture. But Navy eventually prevailed and finished the match at 41-20. Usman Khan, Haider Ali and Kashif Raza played well for Navy.