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Zinda dilan-e-Lahore’s team Markhor becames Red Bull Half Court National Champions!

Markhor emerged as the Red Bull National champion from the highly competitive national qualifiers and coasted their way to represent Pakistan at the World Finals in Turkey.

 

Zinda dilan e Lahore’s finest team Markhor emerged as the Red Bull National champion from the highly competitive national qualifiers and coasted their way to represent Pakistan at the World Finals in Turkey.  

Markhors are an elite selection of players from two of Lahore’s top clubs – Don Bosco and DHA.

Markhors’s Samiullah represented Pakistan two years ago while his other team-mates, Humza Butt and Adnan Awan are regarded as to of Lahore’s best players. Zain Khan, meanwhile, plays for one of Pakistan’s top departmental teams.

After the top eight teams played 12 group matches, direct semifinals were played where Shaheens Basketball Club beat Bulls at 14-9 and Markhors beat frank five by 18-12 to secure spots in final.

With the tremendous victory in the semifinal Markhor enjoyed high-scoring win in the final at 21-8 over Shaheens Badkeball club of Multan in an action-packed day, as there was joy and heartbreak in equal measure as basketball’s novel 3x3 format was played in the country for the first time at a tournament level.

For any queries relating to the event, Event Manager Daniyal Alvi can be contacted through +92-213-5377444, +92-333-3417548 or email at daniyal.alvi@redbull.com.

Red Bull National Finals Group matches Results:

Game#TeamvsTeamScores
Game 1SHAHEENS basketball club
def
PAF THUNDER
19-13
Game 2
Faisalabad clubdefBulls12-7
Game 3 Frank Five
defBounce
21-10
Game 4
Markhors
defQuick swish
11-6
Game 5PAF thundersdefbounce
13-8
Game 6
Bulls
defquick swish
18-4
Game 7SHAHEENS basketball clubdeffrank five
20-15
Game 8MarkhorsdefFaisalabad club
13-9
Game 9
frank five
defPAF thunders
18-12
Game 10Markhors
defBulls21-10
Game 11SHAHEENS basketball club
def
bounce
21-8
Game 12
quick swish
defFaisalabad club
16-13

Semifnals:

Semifinal#TeamvsTeamScores
Semi final 1
SHAHEENS basketball club
defbulls
14-9
Semi final 2:Markhors
deffrank five
18-12

Final match:

TeamvsTeamScores
Markhors
def
SHAHEENS basketball club
21-8

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