Irum to lead Sindh in National Women Softball Championship

Karachi: Irum Khan has been named to lead Sindh women softball team in 13th National Women Softball Championship, which will be held from April 15 to 18 in Quetta.

Sindh Softball Association (SSA) President Jahangir Mughal on Monday announced the team along with its officials.

The team was selected after trials were conducted in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur. The selection committee was comprised of Imran Zaman, Ayesha Irum, Mohammad Nasir and Faraz Ijaz.

“We have prepared a strong team for the national championship and we believe our team will give tough time to other competitors in the tournament,” Jahangir said.

He added that SSA has provided everything to the players to prepare well for the national championship.

He further said that SSA will also distribute cash prizes among the players who will perform well in the national event.

The team will leave for Quetta on April 13.

Army, Sindh, Punjab, KPK, Balochistan and Islamabad teams will be seen in action during the tournament.

Squad:

Irum Khan (Captain), Ayesha Ahmed (Vice Captain), Ruqia Saifuddin, Momal Ambreen, Laiba Perwaiz, Humaira Nazeer, Deeba Gul, Fiza Leila, Rabia Gul, Anila Bhatti, Reema Ashraf, Shameen Hashmi, Beena Abbasi, Afshan Khan, Tulsi.

Officials:

Imran Zaman (Manager), Naheed Liaquat (Assistant Manager), Mohammad Nasir (Head Coach), Ayesha Irum and Fraz Ijaz (Coaches), Sajid Awan (Trainer), Kamran Muneer (Video Analyst).