LAHORE (Oct 17, 2021): Punjab Colours outplayed Sindh Whites by 5-0 in a
league round match on the third day of First Chief Minister Punjab 5-a-Side
National Women Hockey Championship at National Hockey Stadium on
Punjab Colours’ Sidra Hakeem, who scored three goals, was the main goal-
scorer for the triumphant team. The remaining two goals were scored by
Humera Rafi and Mahak Rasheed.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh along with Director
Sports Hafeez Bhatti, PHF Women Hockey Wing General Manager Ms
Tanzeela Amir Cheema and Deputy Director Chand Perveen also witnessed the
exciting matches at National Hockey Stadium.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh was warmly received by
hockey officials upon reaching the National Hockey Stadium. He was also
introduced with the women hockey players and team officials and also had
group photographs with them on this occasion.
It is worth-mentioning that Sports Board Punjab is organising the First Chief
Minister Punjab 5-a-Side National Women Hockey Championship for the
preparation of inaugural FIH Hockey 5s World Cup scheduled to be staged in
Oman’s capital city, Muscat.
In the next thrilling encounter, Gilgit Baltistan (GB) women hockey team
scripted an upset victory against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (W) when they shocked
their opponents by a thin margin of 3-2.
Gilgit Baltistan women hockey team began their match in aggressive style and
took 3-0 lead till the half time. Abida showed wonderful ball control and scored
two beautiful field goals for the winning team while the third goal was scored
by Kalsoom through her field effort.
In the second half, KPK (W) team bounced back and scored two goals through
Reshma in 11 th  and 18 th  minute of the game but they could not change the fate of
the match.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (C) defeated Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) by 7-1 in
the next match. Areeba Yaqoob of KPK (C) was in superb form in the match
and struck all the seven goals for the victorious team. Aksha scored the only
goal for the losing AJK team.
The next match of the day was proved to be a one-sided affair in which Wapda
rout Sindh (C) by a huge difference of 13-0. Afsheen Noreen netted five goals,
Sana Allah Ditta three and Maira Sabir struck two goals while Rimsha Illyas,
Kalsoom and Hamra Latif contributed one goal each for the winning team.
Army women hockey team thrashed Punjab (W) by 5-1 in the 5 th  match of the
day. Iqra Iqbal, Fozia Naz, Sana Naz, Adeeba Afzal and Asma scored one goal

each for Army team. Punjab (W)’s solitary goal was netted by Fatima Ghaffar
through a field effort.
The last match of the day was played between Railways and HEC. Both the
teams scored two goals each. HEC’s Nisha struck both goals of her team
demonstrating excellent goal-scoring prowess. Sarika Sarwar and Arzoo
Mansoor were goal-scorers of Railways women hockey team.

First Chief Minister Punjab 5-a-Side National Women Hockey Championship Punjab (C), GB, KPK (C), Wapda and Army rout their rival teams 1


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