Football: Hosts Balochistan whipped Higher Education Commission (HEC) 4-1 to open their men’s football event of the 34th National Games in style at the Ayub Stadium in Quetta on Saturday.
Ali Agha turned out to be the hero for the winners scoring hat-trick. He struck in the tenth, 20th and 30th minutes to complete the treble. He was joined on the score sheet by Mohammad Tahir who landed a dine foal in the 54th minute to stretch Balochistan’s lead to 4-0. Hamad Hasan struck the consolation goal for HEC in the 63rd minute.
Meanwhile in the women football event Police defeated Balochistan 3-0 while Army conquered HEC 2-0. Farzana, Shamsia, and Shazia scored for Police (Hazara Quetta women’s team). For Army, scorers were Roshnan and Anoushay.