Shehryar Gul, Administrator and Deputy Commissioner Korangi has announced that the Korangi Sports Festival which will be played from Nov 14-21 at the Rashid Latif Academy No.5 ground in Karachi.
He said that the festival will begin with competitions of cricket, football and shootingball in the first stage in which all talented youth and players from the Korangi district will take part as per the vision of Sindh Govt and CM Murad Ali Shah.
The festival will kick-off with an exhibition cricket match at the Rashid Latif Academy between Commissioner Karachi XI and Chief Secretary XI.
Cricket contest will be held at the Landhi Gymkhana ground where chief organiser will be Shezad Alam. A football tournament will be staged at the Colony Sports Stadium, Malir while a shooting-ball tournament will be organised at Ghazi courts in Shah Faisal Colony.
Cricket and hockey greats including Shoaib Mohammad, Iqbal Qasim, Wasim Bari, Sadiq Mohammad, Saeed Anwar, Fawad Alam, hockey Olympian Islahuddin, former cghiefselector Salahuddin Sallu, Tauseef Ahmed, Saleem Jaffer, Wasim Feroze will also grace the occasion to witness the opening match of the sports festival.