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Shoaib Riaz, Hammad, Hayatabad Senior wins Defence Day Sports Gala

In Men’s Singles Finals Shoaib Riaz defeated Yasir by 24-22, 21-15 to win the Defence Day Sports Gala Badminton event at Hayatabad Sports complex, Peshawar.

National Book Foundation and Badders club organized the Defence Day Sports Gala at Hayatabad Sports complex, Peshawar. Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Junaid Khan sponsored the event which includes Badminton, Football and Table Tennis. The main aim of the Sports Gala was to remember our Ghazis and Shaheeds and to pay tribute to them. 

Badminton Final Results:

Men’s Singles Finals Shoaib RiazdefYasir 24-22, 21-15
Emerging Singles FinalsBilaldefAbdullah21- 18 , 17-21,21-19
Women’s Singles FinalsKainatdefMalaika 21-17, 21-14

Football Final Results:

 Hayatabad Senior def Hayatabad Junior3-1

Table Tennis Final Results:

Men’s Singles  Hammad def Rehan3-1
Female Single’sHuma KhandefHina3-0
Junior Singles U-11MuhtashimdefAli shah3-0
Veteran SinglesKamrandefDr.Nadeem 3-1
 Dr.Imran Hamid Sheikh, Deputy Commissioner Peshawar and Mrs.Sara Tawab , Assistant Commissioner Peshawar were Chief Guests at the Finals. Mr.Murad Ali Mohmand (Director NBF) briefed the Chief Guests audience about the sports Gala and described a brief summary of 6th September to the players and audience.

Murad Ali Mohmand thanked Shafiq Ahmed (Ex-Election Commissioner ) Riaz Khan (Former International Badminton Player) Abdul Shakoor (International Footballer & Administrator HSC) Asad Ghaffar (Ex National Badminton Player) Syed Shahzad (Badminton Coach HSC) Ibrahim Khan (Table Tennis Coach HSC) Hammad Khalil and Ibrar Khan for an excellent team effort.

Dr. Imran Sheikh distributed Medals, Trophies , Certificates and Cash Prizes to the winners and runner up players. He also announced an event at Hayatabad sports Complex comprising Badminton, Football and Table Tennis. Light refreshment was served to all the players and the audience.

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