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Habib Girls and The City School (PAF) crown champions in PAFIAN Girls Netball Cup 2018

Habib Girls School thrashed The City School (PAF) on 14-3 in U-15 category while The City School (PAF) beat Habib Girls School 13-12 in U-18 in the finals of PAFIAN Girls Netball Cup 2018 which was played at The City School (PAF Chapter) in Karachi.

2018 PAFIAN Girls Netball Cup that was organized by Pakistan Netball Federation (PNF) in collaboration with The City School PAF, International Netball Federation (INF), Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and Netball Asia came to a successful end with The City School (PAF) and Habib Girls School winning the titles in under-15 and under-18 category contests.  

The first final match in under-15 category was played between The City School PAF and Habib Girls School teams yesterday in which both the team players demonstrated excellent game play as they equalized the match first on 8-8 score then when awarded with the extra time for 3 minutes as per the rules, they again equalized the score on 10-10. It was clear that none of the team shooters were ready to face defeat in the game to which once again they game was provided with 3 minutes extra time but match was again equalized by 12-12 goals. But then in the last minute of the match, The City School PAF Chapter scored a point and won the match on 13-12 score. It was a close call for the winning team as the losing team was just one point behind. Areesha and Eeman were the star players for The City School along with the effort of their team members who earn the victory of the tournament.

However in under-18 category, The City School PAF players were not able to gain victory in the final as Habib Girls School won the match by thrashing them on 14-3 points. Hafsa, Hamna and Ruqayia Modi were the key players who guided their team towards victory through their outstanding performance.

In the final placement of the tournament, The City School PAF stands at the top spot followed by Habib Girls School and third position went to The City School PECHS. Whereas in the final ranking first spot is in the hands of Habib Girls School while The City School PAF and St. Joseph Girls School stands at the second and third positions respectively.

The PNS's also awarded badges to all the star players of the tournament which are namely stated below:

U-15 category: Ramsha (GS), Eeman (GA), Sakina (WA), Areesha (C), Dua (WD), Armeen (GD) & Rida (GK).
U-18 Category: Hafsa (GS), Hamna (GA), Tarab (WA), Rameen (C), Huda (WD), Umaima (GD), Ella Azeem (GK).

Girls belonging from Karachi’s leading schools and colleges participated in this 4-day tournament. Mr. Simon Glasson, Principal The City School PAF and Mr. Mudassar Arain, President PNF were the honorable Chief Guests who awarded trophies, certificates & prizes among the players and teams who earned top honors in the tournament.

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