ISLAMABAD (March 3, 2020):-Taekwondo, Netball and Hockey competitions were decided in a week long Women’s Sports Festival at Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad on Tuesday.
In the taekwondo weight 49 Kg event, Fatima got first position, Esha obtained second position, Sidra secured third position and Ayesha bagged fourth position.
Director General, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), Amina Irman graced the occasion as chief guest. Deputy Director General PSB, Mohammad Azam Dar and Assistant Director(Women), Shazia Ejaz and other peoples were also present on the occasion.
Amina Imran said that Pakistan Sports Board was organizing a week long Women Sports Festival on the special instructions of the Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination, Dr. Fahmeeda Mirza in connection with World Women Day. The concluding ceremony of Festival would be held on March 8 at Rodham Hall on World Women Day.
In the Netball event, PSB Eleven defeated ISWA by 15-11 goals. Skina and Karima scored 8 and 7 goals for the winning team respectively while Hura scored 6 goals and Darkhata scored 5 goals for runner up team. Shaheen Tahira was the chief guest on the occasion and President, Pakistan Netball Federation, Mudassar Arain also present.
In the Hockey match, Islamabad Star defeated Rawalpindi Star by 7-5 goals. Sidra and Chman scored 4 and 3 goals for Islamabad Star while Saira and Asma scored 3 and 2 goals for the loser team respectively. Baseball and Table Tennis events will be played on Wednesday.