Pakistan beat India, Iran in two Kabaddi matches

  • Trio of teams will play friendly Kabaddi matches at Mai Heer Stadium Jhang today

FAISALABAD – Pakistan on Monday won two Kabaddi matches against India and Iran at the Iqbal Stadium.

Pakistan Whites beat Iran with 38-24 points and Pakistan Green defeated Indian team with 47-29.

Advisor to CM Punjab for Political Affairs Chaudhry Muhammad Akram was the chief guest and praised Divisional Commissioner Faisalabad Asif Iqbal Chaudhry for organising the 41st National Kabaddi Championship.

He said the government was taking steps to facilitate players with international standard facilities so that a healthy society could be developed, besides promoting a soft image of Pakistan at international level.

Later, he distributed cash prizes, trophies and medals to Pakistani, Iranian and Indian teams. Special Assistant to CM Punjab for Sports Malik Umar Farooq, Divisional Commissioner Asif Iqbal Chaudhary, Deputy Commissioner Sardar Saifullah Dogar, Regional Police Officer (RPO) Ghulam Mehmud Dogar, City Police Officer (CPO) Ashfaq Ahmad Khan and Secretary General Pakistan Kabaddi Federation Rana Muhammad Sarwar were also present on the occasion.

The police had made tight security arrangements for Kabaddi matches by debuting two Superintendents Police (SPs), six Deputy Superintendents Police (DSPs), two Inspectors, 14 Sub Inspectors (SIs), 83 Assistant Sub Inspectors (ASIs) and more than 600 Jawans besides reserving 16 teams of Elite Force, Dolphin Force and Quick Response Force to deal with any untoward situation.

On Tuesday, Pakistan, India and Iran will play friendly Kabaddi matches at Mai Heer Stadium Jhang.

All arrangements have been finalized to hold Kabaddi matches in a befitting manner.