SBP’s Annual Sports Calendar to kick off on Nov 22

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Sports Board Punjab’s Annual Sports Calendar will kick off on November 22, 2018 across the province. All the District Sports Officers (DSOs) have completed the arrangements of sports competitions in their respective districts under the directives of Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar. DG Sports Nadeem Sarwar said in a statement on Tuesday said that the Annual Sports Calendar competitions will be very useful for the future of sports in the province. “The male and female players of Punjab will get sufficient opportunity to express their talent through this programme,” he added. DG Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar said the sports competitions of Annual Sports Calendar will be monitored minutely and the potential players will be picked for high level training under the supervision of qualified coaches. “We are actually planning to build a pool of talented players in a bid to produce future sports stars”. He informed that Annual Sports Calendar Phase I Inter-Tehsil level girls and boys athletics competitions will be held on Nov 22, 23. The Phase I Inter-Tehsil level events will remain continue till Dec 14th at different district headquarters. “The Phase I Inter-Tehsil girls competitions of badminton, handball, table tennis and volleyball will also be organised till Dec 12, 2018 at district headquarters”. DG Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar said the Annual Sports Calendar has been revived after eight years. “This is very significant measure of Punjab govt for the promotion of sports in the province. After tehsil level competitions, district, divisional and Punjab level events will also be conducted”. DG Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar said the merit will be followed strictly in these competitions to make it a successful campaign. “All the negative tactics including bribe and approach have been blocked completely. The players of any age group or category can go forward only on the basis of their performance,” he elaborated.