Police, SSGC win in hockey tourney


Karachi: Police recorded a 1-0 triumph against The Gojra Star while SSGC overcame WAPDA 4-3 on penalty strokes in 1st P. T. Yaqoob Memorial Hockey Tournament on Monday at Government College Gojra in Gojra.

Mohammad Rizwan scored the lone goal of the match on penalty corner to help Police beat Gojra Star.

The match between SSGC and WAPDA ended in a 1-1 draw at the end of regulation time. Mohammad Adeel put SSGC 1-0 in 20th minute before Mohammad Shahbaz levelled the arrears 12 minutes later.

In penalty strokes, Khalid Saleem, Rizwan, Zeeshan and Adnan Maqsood scored goals. Meanwhile, Mohammad Shahbaz, Usman and Ejaz were successful strikers for WAPDA.