University FC becomes Football Champion of Punjab

Lahore, 4 October : Faisalabad’s University Club clinched Punjab Inter Division Club Championship when they outkicked Arifwala’s Al Hilal Club 6-5 on penalties after 0-0 draw at College Ground, Faisalabad Road, Jaranwala. Under coach Muhammad Afzal and skipper Abdul Razzak, the winners had the better display throughout 90-minutes and their penalty takers proved too good for rival keeper Ismail while their own keeper Tanveer Mumtaz foiled precious attempts of losing team.

The Chief Guest of the match was famous Faisalabad football personality Allah Dita Awan who was manager of the Faisalabad’s Crescent Textile Mills that won the National Football Championship in 1987 and 1994. Chaudhry Abdul Rasheed acted as Match Commissioner in the final while referees were Rana Naseer Ahmed, Nasir Mehmood and Irfan Aslam.