Lahore – Pakistan, Dec 21: Pak Afghan Clearing Agency (PACA) has become the Champion of 9th Pakistan Football Federation League-2012 (9th PFFL-2012, B Division League). They brushed aside University FC, Faisalabad 3-0 in the PFFL-2012 final at Rai Ali Nawaz Football Ground, Sahiwal on Friday.
The match was remained goalless after full time and running penalties was take in which Abdul Hadi, Hazrat Moaz and Abdul Nasir convert the goal in to the net. It was the final between two teams, having earned berth in coming Pakistan Premier Football League 2013 by winning final of Departmental and Club Phase on Friday. They will replace teams who will finish 15th and 16th in PPFL 2012.
According to the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), by virtue of this win, PACA not only became 9th ever team to win PFFL-2012 but they also pocketed first prize of Rs. 2, 00, 000/- lacs as well as honor of becoming ninth team to annex the event after NBP (2004), Railways (2005), PTV (2006), PEL (2007), Nushki’s Baloch FC (2008), SSGC (2009), Police (2010) and ZTBL (2011).
Secretary General, PFF Lt. Col. ® Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi was chief guest of the match and on the President Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat’s direction glittering cash money was presented to teams and players. Director Operation, PFF Air Cmdr. (R) Pervaiz Saeed Mir was also present on this occasion.
The Champion of 39-day event grabbed Rs.2, 00, 000/- lac while runner up team had to content with Rs. 1, 50, 000/- lac. The 23 official’s players also grabbed medals.
Mr. Hayat, who is going all out for the welfare of players, coaches, referees and administrators, provided new-look to individual prizes in order to strengthen the individual thrust of players, referees, and to improve all aspects of football. Rs. 15,000 each awarded to best goal-keepers Muhammad Adnan (SSGC) and Muhammad Afzal (University FC).
In order to promote Sportsmanship the PFF Chief had also decided to hand over cash prize of Rs.50, 000 to winner of Fair Play trophy and PACA Chaman/ University FC Faisalabad jointly earned it. Best Referee and Best Assistant Referee Award of Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 10,000 were also on card and Irshad Ul Haq and Adnan Anjum won them deservedly. Rs. 20, 000/- each awarded to Best Player of Department Leg Hazrat Moaz of PACA and Club Leg Abdul Razzaq of University FC Rs. 15, 000/- each was given away to Best Scorer of Department Leg Abdul Hadi and Club Leg Rizwan Ali of University FC. Fair Play Rs. 25, 000/- each was rewarded to Department Leg PACA and Club Leg University FC. Second place award of Rs. 50, 000/- each was also given to Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) of Department Leg and Young Blood FC Sahiwal.