National Games: PFF congratulates Pakistan police for winning football event

Police beat Pakistan Air Force to win the title

By Web Desk
May 22, 2023
Pakistan Police team won men's football event in 34th National Games - Facebook/MehakShahid

The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)'s normalisation committee congratulated Pakistan Police team for winning men's football event during the ongoing 34th National Games in Quetta. 

In an official statement, the PFF has commended the outstanding performances and unwavering dedication of both the Police and Army teams, whose achievements have brought immense pride and honor to their respective organizations. 

Chairman of PFF NC, Haroon Malik, stated: "We commend the coaches, support staff, and management for their unwavering dedication. Their guidance, expertise, and tireless efforts have undoubtedly contributed to the resounding success of this event."

Police, last Sunday, created history as they won their maiden National Games men’s football event title when they whipped Pakistan Air Force (PAF) 3-0 in the final at the Ayub Stadium.

In front of the jam-packed venue, Police did a fantastic job to beat a resourceful PAF being coached by Pakistan’s head coach Shehzad Anwar.

Mohammad Hanif provided Police lead in the 14th minute. Mohammad Wasay doubled his team’s lead in the 20th minute before landing his second and third goal for his side in the 75th minute to seal a superb win.

Police had lost to PAF in their group game 0-1. Police’s coach cum manager Sardar Rahim was extremely happy with his team’s maiden crown in the Games. 

A total of 10 teams participated in the men's category, including provincial teams, while five women's teams exhibited their skills in the football event of the National Games.