By: Farrukh Kamal
KARACHI Oct 14: The final of the 15th Aga Khan University (AKU) Inter-University Football Tournament was played yesterday at the AKU Sports Centre Ground. Greenwich University (GU) Team clinched the Football Trophy defeating Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Team by 1-0 goal.
Guests of Honour Abdul Aziz, Gold Medalist SAF Games Pakistan Football Team and Israr Haji Player Pakistan Football Team in presence of Zeeshan Hashmi, Chairman, Organizing Committee & Sr. Manager, Administrative Services AKU distributed the prizes among the players. The GU Captain Nabeel Baloch received the Winning Trophy while IBA’s Skipper Ramiz Rizvi received the Runner’s-up Trophy.
Nabeel Baloch of IBA was given the Best Player of the Tournament award. Special Consolation Prizes were awarded to Ramiz Rizvi of IBA, Haris Azeem of GU, Adil Farooq of PNEC and Sayam Jamal of DUHS for demonstrating excellent skills in the Football Tournament. Guests of Honours paid tributes to the efforts of AKU Sports Centre Organizers for organizing such healthy activities especially for the youths and congratulated both the teams on their success. He emphasized to the Organizers that such Tournaments should be arranged on regular basis for the promotion of Football amongst the youth. Zeeshan Hashmi, Chairman, Organizing Committee & Sr. Manager, Administrative Services AKU thanked the guests, the participating teams, print and electronic media and the technical officials for all the support in organizing the successful tournament.
GREENWICH UNIVERSITY (GU) Vs INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIO (IBA)
GU won the match by Score 1-0 Goal. At the half time, Score was 0-0 each.
Individual Score of Winner Team
Siraj Rashid 1 Goal (46th min).
The matches were supervised by Referees Anis Akhter, Abdul Baqi, Nazir Ahmed, Imran Faisal, Match Commissioner Qamar Ali and Tournament Secretary Sajjad Akbar.