LAHORE: In the second day of the first Quaid-e-Azam Inter-division Hockey Championship, four more matches were played at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore.
Lahore, Sahiwal, Multan and Faisalabad Division defeated their respective rivals.
In the opening match of the day, Sahiwal Division hockey team defeated Gujranwala 2-0. Sahiwal took the lead in the 5th minute of the match through a goal scored on penalty corner. Sahiwal’s second goal came in the 29th minute of the match through field effort.
Lahore Division hockey team was the winner team of the second encounter of the day. Lahore managed to carve out a 2-1 victory against strong Bahawalpur.
Bahawalpur grabbed the unexpected lead when M Uzair converted a penalty stroke in the 27th minute but after just two minutes gap Lahore leveled the score when M Rabiya availed an impressive move and netted a beautiful field goal.
Captain of Lahore team, Hanan Shahid oscored another field goal in 56th minute which proved decisive and Lahore won the match 2-1.
Lahore and Bahawalpur teams got three and two penalty corners respectively.
The Multan hockey team defeated DG Khan 3-0 in the third match of the day. Multan scored their three goals in 2nd, 10th and 13th minutes through field efforts. Muhammad Musa scored two goals while Shamoon Said contributed one goal for the winning team.
Faisalabad division outplayed Rawalpindi 5-2 in the last clash of the day. Rawalpindi team scored their goals in 2nd and 59th minutes. They got six penalty corners as compared to four by victorious Faisalabad team. Faisalabad teams goals were netted in 4th, 11th, 32nd, 39th and 47th minutes.