Lahore – Pakistan, Dec 14: The NBP Gold Cup Hockey Tournament on last day two matches were played to determine 1st, 2nd, & 3rd positions at National Hockey Stadium, Pitch-II, Lahore. Results are as follows:
(3rd & 4th Position)
CUSTOMS Beat ARMY
3 2 (Full Time)
2 0 (Half Time)
CUSTOMS: Waseem Abbas 2nd minute (PC) & Owais 2 Goals 33rd minute (PC) & 39th minute (FG).
ARMY: M. Safeer 46th minute (PC) & Shahid Ali Khan 51st minute (FG).
PIA Beat NBP
4 2 (Full Time)
2 1 (Half Time)
PIA: M. Zubair (Capt) 1st minute (FG), Kashif Ali 22nd minute (PC), Imran Abbas 60th minute (FG) & Inyatullah 62nd minute (FG).
NBP: Akhtar Ali (Capt) 2 Goal 33rd minute (PS) & 52nd minute (FG).
Olympian Qasim Zia, President PHF was the Chief Guest on Final match between PIA vs NBP. On the occasion Olympian Muhammad Asif Bajwa, Secretary General Pakistan Hockey Federation, Mr. Iqbal Qasim, Senior Executive Vice-President/Incharge Sports Department, National Bank of Pakistan, Olympian Akhtar Rasool Chaudhry Manager/Head Coach Pakistan Hockey Team, Organising Secretary Olympian Rana Mujahid Ali, Tournament Director Olympian Anjum Saeed, Olympian Danish Kaleem, Olympian Muhammad Akhlaq, DSP Qasim Khan, Mr. Pervaiz Bhandara and officials of DHA Lahore were also present.
While third position Trophy and Cash Prize Rs. 15,000/- went to CUSTOMS, Runner up Trophy and Cash Prize Rs. 20,000/- went to National Bank of Pakistan and Winning Trophy and Cash Prize Rs. 25,000/- of NBP Gold Cup Hockey Tournament went to Pakistan International Airlines.