Press Release: Rafiq Hockey Club won the Seventh Annual Fatima-Shah Muhammad Memorial Hockey Tournament

image Rafiq Hockey Club team captain receiving Champions Trophy from the chief guests Chaudhry Iqbal and Mubarik Ali Shahid

Rafiq Hockey Club won the Seventh Annual Fatima-Shah Muhammad Memorial Hockey Tournament by defeating Tariq Butt Hockey Club Manga Mandi by 2-1. Both teams played very well and the spectators enjoyed display of skills from both teams. Promark, Rotary Club of Lahore Garrison and Paradise organized the tournament at Government Higher Secondary School, Farooqabad. Theme of the tournament was “End Polio Now / Make Pakistan Polio Free.” Chaudhry Iqbal, former minister Education & Health, and DGN Mubarik Ali Shahid were the chief guests. Lt Gen Ch Sardar Ali, Col Nawab Ali and President Imran Asif were the guests of honor. Rafiq Hockey Club received the Champions trophy and Rs. 20,000 cash while Tariq Butt Hockey Club Manga Mandi received the Runners-Up trophy and Rs. 15,000 cash. Polio Awareness material including t-shirts and caps, and other gifts from sponsors were presented to the participating teams and the community notables. Patron-in-Chief Paradise Hockey Club & Past District Governor Shehzad Ahmed, Malik Muhammad Rafiq from Rafiq Hockey Club and Coordinator PP Iqbal Malik (Bali) were main organizers of the tournament. Senior Rotarians Dr Sakhiyya Sakhaullah, Abdul Haleem, Nauman Siddiqui, Raza Khursand, Azmat Chaudhry, Saeed Khokhar, Agha Naimat, Rizwan Ahmed and Rotarians from Lahore, Faisalabad, Farooqabad and Sheikhupura witnessed the match. A Polio Awareness Walk was organized for the children after the prize distribution ceremony. The participants were informed that all children less than five years of age should be administered two polio drops at each National Immunization Day (NID) campaign. Pencils with polio message, polio badges, cups and biscuit packs were distributed among all the participating children. PROMARK and Rotary’s National PolioPlus Committee sponsored the event. CopperGat cables, Capital Foods and Cannon Foam provided support in kind.

image Players of Rafiq Hockey Club with the chief guests

Posted on May 02, 18 | 6:42 am