WAPDA thrashes Gojra Star in hockey tourney


Karachi: WAPDA recorded a convincing 4-0 victory against The Gojra Star in 1st P.T. Yaqoob Memorial Hockey Tournament on Tuesday at Government College Gojra in Gojra.

Mohammad Ejaz scored twice while Mohammad Usman and Mohammad Irfan scored one goal each for the winning team.

Meanwhile, after a tough battle in regulation time, PIA overpowered Tahir Zaman Academy on penalty strokes by 4-2 score.

Mohammad Zubair scored early in the seventh minute to give his side 1-0 lead. But Tahir Zaman Academy took only four minutes to level the arrears Mohammad Waqar’s goal.

However, PIA players proved their mettle in penalty strokes as Zubair, Shafqat Rasool, Mohammad Irfan and Inayatullah scored in decisive phase. For Tahir Zaman Academy, Sheikh Zahid and Mohammad Faizan converted their chances.