Vice-Chairman Sports Board Punjab Rao Zahid Qayyum said it is good to see game of kabaddi is progressing across the country and now talented kabaddi players will be available for selection from all parts of the country; he said this while talking to media at the prize distribution ceremony of 2nd Inter-Regional Junior National Kabaddi Championship U-23/80kg Weight (Asian Style) at Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Monday.
Secretary Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) Rana Sarwar, Deputy Director Tariq Wattoo, Chief Consultant SBP Hafeez Bhatti, Administrator NPSC Gymnasium Hall Mustafa Shah were also present on this occasion.
Vice-Chairman Sports Board Punjab Rao Zahid Qayyum distributed prizes among the winning and runners-up teams and prominent performers of the event. Earlier, he was warmly received upon reaching the venue and introduced with the participating players and officials. He also had group photographs with them on this occasion.
Peshawar defeated Lahore-Gujranwala by 48-20 in the final match while Faisalabad-Sahiwal team got third position.
Vice-Chairman Sports Board Punjab Rao Zahid Qayyum said: We are promoting all games among the young generation in all parts of the province. “Though Kabaddi belongs to Punjab, it is encouraging development that this traditional game is spreading across the country swiftly”.
Vice-Chairman Sports Board Punjab Rao Zahid Qayyum appreciated the exciting and thrilling competitions of 2nd Inter-Regional Junior National Kabaddi Championship. He also congratulated the winning team.