KARACHI: Benazir Bhutto Shaheed XI beat Mariam Mukhtar Shaeed XI 35-31 here at the Arambagh0-Abdul Nasir Courts on Tuesday to win the Allama Iqbal Day Basketball Festival contest.
Samra Iqbal (10 pts), Sarah Sadiq (9pts) and Ammara Siddiqui (8 points) were the major scorers for the losing team, while Laiba Tabrez (12 pts), Sunbul Zehra and Isabella Christopher scored 10 points each for the champions.
Finally, as a tribute to the great author, poet and revolutionary Allama Iqbal, chief guest Tehmina Asif, member of the POA Environment Committee, distributed the awards and thanked the organisers for organising the festival match. She added that the POA leadership strives hard to boost the country ‘s sporting standards Benazir Bhutto Shaheed.
Meanwhile, DC Korangi and Administrator Sheharyar Gul Memon will hold the Korangi Sports Festival press conference in his office on Thursday.